House and Senate Campaign Expenditures: Available Historical Data Limited, but Range of Limited Estimates for Reported Media-Related Expenditures Possible

September 2010
GAO Reports;9/21/2010, p1
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The article presents a letter from William O. Jenkins, Director, Homeland Security and Justice Issues at the U.S. Government Accountability Office on House and Senate campaign operating expenditures. It examines the available data and range of estimates for media-related expenditures. In this report, GAO found that Federal Election Commission is sufficiently reliable to show overall trends in total operating expenditures and developing ranges of media-related expenditures for House and senate.


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