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FEC says campaigns can use legal compliance funds to cover recount costs

[JURIST] The Federal Election Commission said Thursday that the Bush and Kerry campaigns can use their legal compliance funds to pay for costs associated with pursuing an election recount.

The FEC has not yet said whether the ban on unlimited individual contributions, part of the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002, affects recount funding. AP has more.

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