Holmes v. FEC: Certificate of Service (DC District Court)

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Holmes v. FEC: Memorandum of Law in Support of Motion for Preliminary Injunction (DC District Court)

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Holmes v. FEC: Motion for Preliminary Injunction (DC District Court)

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Holmes v. FEC: Proposed Order (DC District Court)

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Media Watch: WaPo Turning a New Leaf on Disclosure?

In the debate over campaign finance disclosure laws, it’s no mystery what side The Washington Post is on. Editorials like these consistently advocate expanding burdensome disclosure requirements to even more groups and even more forms of spending than what the law already extensively requires. In the Post’s view, the need for more compulsory disclosure is […]

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Daily Media Links 8/19: Donations From the Family, Harry Reid breaks the bank to save Democrats’ Senate majority, and more…

Independent Groups NY Times: Donations From the Family By Paul Sherman For decades, the United States Supreme Court has held that the only reason for limiting campaign contributions is to prevent corruption or the appearance of corruption. But nobody could seriously believe that it is corrupt to support a family member’s election. Are we actually concerned that candidates will be […]

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Wall Street Journal: Political Speech, Limited Time Offer (In the News)

Editorial Floridians Paul Jost and his wife Laura Holmes each want to donate the full $5,200 to candidates but are capped by the $2,600 ceiling because their contributions did not come until after the end of the primary election. Mr. Jost wants to donate $5,200 to Republican Mariannette Miller-Meeks against Democratic Rep. David Loebsack in […]

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New York Post: New York’s ‘shut up’ rule (In the News)

By Scott Blackburn Imagine you hear a radio ad where your state representative — let’s call him Fred — claims to oppose higher taxes. But you know that Fred voted three times for higher taxes. Outraged, you print up 500 flyers with a picture of Fred, a copy of his voting record on taxes and a brief statement […]

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Daily Media Links 8/18: Political Speech, Limited Time Offer, New York’s ‘shut up’ rule, and more…

In the News Wall Street Journal: Political Speech, Limited Time Offer Editorial Floridians Paul Jost and his wife Laura Holmes each want to donate the full $5,200 to candidates but are capped by the $2,600 ceiling because their contributions did not come until after the end of the primary election. Mr. Jost wants to donate $5,200 to Republican Mariannette […]

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More Soft Money Hard Law: The Contribution Limits As We Have Them, and the Varieties of Reform (In the News)

By Bob Bauer If the contribution limits are not violated, then their everyday normal operation generally escapes notice.  We just assume regular order; the campaign finance law works as it should.  A donor gives within the limit, the donation is reported, and all is well.  The Center for Competitive Politics has challenged this complacency and raised one interesting question […]

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