Ellen Weintraub

Federal Election Commission

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Member of the Federal Election Commission.

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Facebook announced on Thursday that it won’t police the truthfulness of political ads on its site. It also won’t limit how campaigns use the platform to send ads to certain people.

Election official says Facebook is hurting democracy

Facebook announced on Thursday that it won’t police the truthfulness of political ads on its site. It also won’t limit how campaigns use the platform to send ads to certain people.

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