Huckabee Super-PAC Sues FEC to Use Candidate’s Name

(Bloomberg) -- Super-political action cmte supporting former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee’s Republican presidential campaign files lawsuit to prevent FEC from shutting down www.ilikemikehuckabee.com and Facebook page titled “I Like Mike Huckabee,” Bloomberg BNA’s Kenneth P. Doyle reports.

* Pursuing America’s Greatness super-PAC that is promoting

Huckabee’s candidacy is challenging recent FEC advisory

opinion ruling that concerned super-PAC supporting

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders

* Ruling says anti-fraud provisions of federal campaign

finance law prevent independent PACs from incorporating

candidate’s name, incl using name in “special

project,” such as website, to support candidate

For Related News and Information: First Word scrolling panel: FIRST<GO> First Word newswire: NH BFW<GO>

To contact the reporter on this story: Jaclyn Kochell in Washington at +1-415-617-7088 or jkochell@bloomberg.net

Before it's here, it's on the Bloomberg Terminal. LEARN MORE