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The Miami Herald quotes Craig Holman on former GOP Congressman David Rivera’s fine

By Alex Daugherty

“Craig Holman, a government ethics expert and lobbyist with the left-leaning think tank Public Citizen, said it’s uncommon for the FEC to pursue fines in recent years unless it’s an open-and-shut case.”

“‘Commissioners on both sides of the aisle must have been aghast by the evidentiary record in this case,’ said Holman, who once filed a complaint against the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation for unlawful political activity that led to a $3.8 million FEC fine. The cash collected from FEC fines goes to the U.S. government’s general fund.'”

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