Facebook Political-Action Committee Adjusts Contributions To Senators Following FEC Inquiry

fbPACBanner650Facebook’s political-action committee, fbPAC, adjusted its contributions to three senators following an inquiry by the Federal Election Commission, Roll Call’s Political MoneyLine blog reported.

According to Political MoneyLine, the assistant treasurer of fbPAC reviewed the FEC’s inquiry and received refunds of $5,000 each from the campaigns of two senators who had received excessive donations: Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), from the McConnell Senate Committee ’14; and John Cornyn (R-Texas), from Texans for Senator John Cornyn Campaign.

A $5,000 contribution to Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) was re-designated as $2,500 for the 2014 primary and $2,500 for the 2014 general election, Political MoneyLine reported, and amended reports were filed with the FEC.

According to Political MoneyLine, fbPAC had donated $203,150 in the first six months of 2013, with $99,000 going to federal candidates, and following the adjustments, $43,500 of that $90,000 went to Republicans and $45,500 to Democrats.

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