Impartial justice or partial justices?

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Doyle signs flawed bill, flunks Con. Law 101

Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle signed flawed legislation today enacting taxpayer financed campaigns for judicial races.

Doyle apparently knocked the Center for Competitive Politics at his bill signing ceremony in response to a reporter’s question, criticizing our analysis that the bill, SB 40, is unconstitutional.

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New recusal rules for Mich. Supreme Court under fire

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Doyle signs high court election bill

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S.D. officials agree anti-abortion donor can remain anonymous

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FEC Implemented Congress’ Vision on Travel Rules

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Robocall Exemption Has Activists Talking

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CCP sends letter to Conn. lawmakers on campaign finance fix

The Center for Competitive Politics (CCP) sent a letter to Connecticut legislators today following Gov. Jodi Rell’s announcement of a special session Dec. 15 to revamp the state’s Citizens’ Election Program and deal with a budget shortfall.

A federal judge struck down the program as unconstitutional in August, but the ruling is stayed pending the state’s appeal.

“The problem of this unconstitutional program of taxpayer subsidies to political candidates has an easy fix,” said Center for Competitive Politics President Sean Parnell. “Connecticut lawmakers should end this failed experiment and return to a system of voluntary contributions.”

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