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February 12, 2016

FEC Fines Campaigns of Anthony Weiner and Ron Paul

The Federal Election Commission has negotiated civil penalties with two former representatives for their committees’ campaign  finance violations.

The FEC reached a conciliation agreement with Friends of Weiner and the committee treasurer. The committee was the 2012 congressional campaign committee of Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y. The committee failed to refund $67,700 in general election contributions following Weiner’s withdrawal from the primary. The civil penalty was $20,000. See MUR 6727.

The FEC reached a conciliation agreement with Ron Paul 2012 Presidential Campaign Committee and the committee treasurer. The presidential committee of Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, failed to disclose $501,700 in receipts and $5,650 in disbursements on its original 2011 October Quarterly Report and 2011 Year-End Report. The civil penalty was $4,975. See MUR 6725.

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