Senate Playing Game of Chicken Over FEC Nominations | Talking Points Memo

For Democrats, the stakes are high for Hans von Spakovsky’s nomination to the Federal Election Commission. They say that a man who politicized the Justice Department and worked to disenfranchise voters has no place on the body regulating election issues. But the stakes for the fallout from his confirmation battle may be even higher.

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