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Politics could cloud election panel's work

Next month Senator Dianne Feinstein , a California Democrat and new chairwoman of the Senate Rules Committee, plans to hold a hearing on the possibility of confirming four of the commission members. Next month Senator Dianne Feinstein , a California Democrat and new chairwoman of the Senate Rules Committee, plans to hold a hearing on the possibility of confirming four of the commission members.
By Charlie Savage
Globe Staff / May 9, 2007

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WASHINGTON -- The six-person Federal Election Commission, which enforces campaign-finance laws, is entering the presidential election season with three temporary commissioners who have not been confirmed by the Senate, two commissioners whose terms have expired but who have not been replaced, and one vacancy. (Full article: 1078 words)

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