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The FEC Won't Be Able to Reform Super PACs Before 2020: ‘That's Kind of Crazy’

Federal Election Commission Chairwoman Ellen Weintraub knows the agency could have done more to prevent the Russian interference in the 2016 election — but ideological differences in the agency made it impossible to get anything done. Things are about to get worse at the nation’s only federal campaign watchdog before they get better.

Friday, September 6, 2019
VICE News
Topics: 
2020 Election
Russia
National security
Voting rights
Author Info: Shawna Thomas, Morgan Baskin
Teaser Text: 
Federal Election Commission Chairwoman Ellen Weintraub knows the agency could have done more to prevent the Russian interference in the 2016 election — but ideological differences in the agency made it impossible to get anything done. Things are about to get worse at the nation’s only federal campaign watchdog before they get better.
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