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"In 1975, Congress created the Federal Election Commission (FEC) to administer and enforce the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA) - the statute that governs the financing of federal elections. The duties of the FEC, which is an independent regulatory agency, are to disclose campaign finance information, to enforce the provisions of the law such as the limits and prohibitions on contributions, and to oversee the public funding of Presidential elections. "
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Politwoops displays tweets that have been published and since deleted by local and national US politicians and presidential candidates.
REPUBLICAN ELEPHANT, 1874. - The first appearance of the elephant as the symbol of the Republican party: an 1874 cartoon by Thomas Nast denying that President U.S. Grant was seeking a third term.. Fine Art. Britannica ImageQuest. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 25 May 2016. http://quest.eb.com/search/140_1639119/1/140_1639119/cite. Accessed 12 Sep 2016.