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NPR and PBS stations nationwide are rallying their audiences to contact Congress to fight against Republicans' proposed spending cuts, but some affiliates' pleas may violate laws preventing nonprofits or government-funded groups from lobbying.
Though he opted out of the public financing system in 2008 to run the most expensive presidential campaign in history, President Obama on Tuesday said he opposes House Republicans' effort to do away with the taxpayer-financed system altogether.
Why, it's just like health care reform legislation. The massive Wikileaks release of classified information about U.S. activity in Afghanistan is huge and unwieldy.
The Republican National Committee failed to report more than $7 million in debt to the Federal Election Commission in recent months - a move that made its bottom line appear healthier than it is heading into the midterm elections and that also raises the prospect of a hefty fine.
Congress is rushing to defund the controversial group ACORN, but its efforts might have unintended consequences.
Sen. John McCain's presidential campaign yesterday scolded reporters for their coverage of his ongoing dispute with the Federal Election Commission, saying they were taken in by Democrats' spin and that the campaign is in no danger.
The Federal Election Commission, in the midst of what is shaping up to be the most expensive presidential campaign in history, cannot begin new investigations or file lawsuits because four spots on the six-member board are vacant.
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Hans von Spakovsky, an embattled Republican nominee to the Federal Election Commission (FEC), yesterday told a Senate panel that his support of laws requiring voters to show photo identification and other election safeguards are being misconstrued as plots to disenfranchise black Democratic voters.