The Federal Election Commission voted last year to permit members to raise funds for the National Democratic Redistricting Trust.
Top House Republicans and Democrats are raising millions of dollars for redistricting fights, opening the floodgates for what could be a $30 million campaign funded in part by unregulated, unreported soft money.
They’re doing so with permission from the Federal Election Commission and a waiver from the House Ethics Committee, but campaign watchdog groups worry that it could lead to abuses and a lack of transparency for millions in big money donations.
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Source: John Bresnahan | POLITICO