For Immediate Release
Thursday, January 5, 2006
Natalia Kennedy, 212 998-6736
FEC Recess Appointments Evade Accountability
New York, NY The Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law expressed deep concern over the White Houses decision to appoint three Federal Election Commissioners via recess appointment. The appointees, not one of whom appeared before the Senate in public hearings, will constitute a full one-half of the six-member FEC.