Dems on FEC move to regulate Internet campaigns, blogs, Drudge

Paul Bedard The Washington Examiner 10/24/2014

In a surprise move late Friday, a key Democrat on the Federal Election Commission called for burdensome new rules on Internet-based campaigning, prompting the Republican chairman to warn that Democrats want to regulate online political sites and even news media like the Drudge Report.

Democratic FEC Vice Chair Ann […]

FEC chair warns that conservative media like Drudge Report and Sean Hannity face regulation — like PACs

Paul Bedard The Washington Examiner 5/7/2014

Government officials, reacting to the growing voice of conservative news outlets, especially on the internet, are angling to curtail the media’s exemption from federal election laws governing political organizations, a potentially chilling intervention that the chairman of the Federal Election Commission is vowing to fight.

“I think that there […]