Revealed: Key Files on Big-Ticket Political Donations Vanish at Federal Election Commission

Top money and politics researchers discover that the FEC is quietly deleting information on fat-cat funders.

For the agency quietly to remove them almost four years later with no public comment is scandalous. It flouts the agency’s legal mandate to track political money and mocks the whole spirit of what the FEC was set up to do. No less seriously, as legal challenges and public criticism of similar contributions in the 2012 election cycle rise to fever pitch, the FEC’s action wipes out one of the few sources of real evidence about how dark money works. ... Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Dwight Rousu - Jul 17, 2012 - 2:19 AM PDT
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Edited by: Dwight Rousu - Jul 17, 2012 - 2:21 AM PDT

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