FEC Votes To Let Lawmakers Use Campaign Money To Install, Upgrade Security Systems

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers can use campaign funds to boost security at their homes, says a federal panel as House Majority Whip Steve Scalise remains in fair condition at a Washington hospital after a gunman opened fire at a baseball practice nearly a month ago.

The Federal Election Commission voted 5-0 on Thursday to let lawmakers use campaign money to install or upgrade security systems at “reasonable cost.” The commission cited rising threats of violence against members of...

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