The ‘For The Record’ Tuesday Memorial Open Thread.
For the record: I expect and require that the 112th Congress will pay a whole lot more attention to its duties with regard to monitoring and overseeing the Federal Election Commission than the 110th Congress ever did. They can feel free to call the Commissioners in for weekly reports and Q&A sessions, in fact. I suspect that the American electorate – at least, the ones | Read More »
Reverse The Vote!: a reminder.
The subject came up yesterday about what specific funds groups like the NRCC can or cannot collect on their phone calls. You see, there is a section of the GOP base that is simultaneously mad at the national committees and aware that said committees do in fact provide support for worthy Congressional candidates; unfortunately, it turns out that the FEC regulations are – surprise, surprise! | Read More »
More games with Electoral results oversight?
OK, let’s walk through. As you no doubt remember, the Federal Election Commission was deadlocked for six months – just in time for the primaries! – because the Democrats objected to one of its proposed new members being appointed. It eventually got resolved when said member withdrew his name. Well, the GOP can’t win every fight in Congress; we are technically in the minority in | Read More »