Daily Media Links 2/4: Unregistered Lobbyists Keep Business Humming, 2012 campaign hit record $7B, regulator projects, and more…

In the News   National Law Journal: Three Years After Citizens United, More Campaign Finance Cases Loom  By Marcia Coyle The James and McCutcheon petitions “really are quite different,” said Bradley Smith of Capital University Law School and founder of the Center for Competitive Politics, which is representing James. McCutcheon’s counsel is Bopp.    “McCutcheon directly […]

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Brad Smith at Cato on Campaign Finance Post Citizens United

Watch Brad Smith at a Cato Institute Event discuss campaign finance since 2010’s Citizens United decision.

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CSG v. Gessler: Plaintiff’s Reply Brief (Colorado Supreme Court)

  The brief explains why Colorado law should not be allowed to regulate CSG as an issue committee. No state has ever attempted to regulate sustained academic work as though it was a political ad, and there is therefore no reason to believe that the people of Colorado intended that result when enacting the state’s […]

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Daily Media Links 2/1: Watchdog group hits DNC and Sebelius in new FEC complaint, Senate Democracy Is Dead, and more…

Independent Groups   Mother Jones: In the Future, Everyone Will Have a Super-PAC By Andy Kroll Charles Spies has seen the future of American elections, and it is drenched with super-PAC cash—much of it aimed at getting single politicians elected.   Read more…   Politico: Democratic super PAC targets 10 GOP lawmakers By Alexander Burns The top […]

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CCP Files Reply in Colorado Free Speech Case

CONTACT: Sarah Lee, Communications Director, 770.598.7961 ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Center for Competitive Politics’s Legal Team filed a response today in Coalition for Secular Government (CSG) v. Gessler, a case currently pending before the Colorado Supreme Court. The brief explains why Colorado law should not be allowed to regulate CSG as an issue committee. No […]

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