PBS NewsHour

How a commissioner shortage has limited FEC's enforcement

Clip: 09/12/2019 | 5m 38s

The Federal Election Commission's mandate is to ensure that campaign financing is transparent and election laws are obeyed. Intended to have six members, the agency currently has only three -- and as a result, is unable to pursue the hundreds of election-related enforcement matters before it. Judy Woodruff sits down with the chair of the FEC, Ellen Weintraub, to discuss the current limitations.

Aired: 09/12/19

Rating: NR

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