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How the Federal Election Commission Could Essentially Shut Down Before 2018

The Federal Election Commission is running low on commissioners. President Donald Trump on Thursday nominated Republican Matthew Petersen to a federal judgeship, meaning the FEC is poised to putter on with the minimum number of commissioners — four — required to take official action on most anything of consequence. Three of those remaining four commissioners…
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