Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Campaign Spending

Seems the feds have blasted (ie - fined) the group that backed a bunch of Dem candidates in the last elections.  Does the media care?  The blogger linked below may have a point.  I did a quick check of websites for both CNN and MSNBC and I'm not finding anything about the story. Seems to me it SHOULD have some "legs". Or, do most people simply shrug their shoulders and mutter, "who cares"?

FEC Slaps Soros Group for Campaign Finance Abuses; Will Media Care?

Leftist uber-funder George Soros's group America Coming Together has been slapped with a $775,000 fine by the Federal Election Commission - the third largest fine in FEC history, but really only a minor fine considering the crime. According to the FEC, ACT used tens of millions of dollars of unregulated cash to boost Democratic candidates during the 2004 elections. The Politico reports that, according to the FEC, ACT raised $137 million for its get-out-the-vote effort in 17 states in the 2004 elections, but [...]

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