FEC Fuel for FCC Fire


DeutschBy Brad Deutsch, Garvey Schubert Barer

The FCC issued a letter decision on Tuesday dismissing complaints filed by The Campaign Legal Center, Common Cause and the Sunlight Foundation, that had alleged violations of the FCC’s Sponsorship Identification rules.  The complaints argued that two television stations improperly aired several political ads disclosing only the names of the Super PACs that paid for the ads, rather than the names of the individuals who had actually provided a vast majority (if not all) of the funding.

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