Poll Shows Support for Clear Rules, Not for More Restrictions

On Tuesday, Public Citizen, an advocate for more campaign finance regulations, released the results of a poll aimed at capturing the opinions of likely voters about government regulation of political activity. The poll found that 86 percent of respondents believe it is “important to have clear rules in place concerning the political activity that non-profit […]

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Independence Institute v. FEC: Motion for Preliminary Injunction

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Independence Institute v. Gessler: Motion for a Preliminary Injunction

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Independence Institute v. Gessler: Memorandum of Law in Support of Motion for a Preliminary Injunction

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Independence Institute v. FEC: Memorandum in Support of Motion for Preliminary Injunction

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CCP v. FEC: Brief in Opposition to Summary Judgment

http://www.campaignfreedom.org/litigation/current-litigation/center-for-competitive-politics-v-federal-election-commission/brief-in-opposition-to-summary-judgment/

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Midland Reporter-Telegram: Panel weighs pros, cons of campaign donor reporting (In the News)

By Joseph Basco David Keating, the president of the Center for Competitive Politics, was more critical of the current laws, as opposed to dark money matters. “To give an idea of how bad the campaign finance laws are, the tax code is a model of simplicity and clarity compared to campaign finance law,” Keating said. […]

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Wall Street Journal: A Political Attack on Shareholder Value (In the News)

By David M. Primo Last week the Center for Political Accountability and the Zicklin Center at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School released the annual “CPA-Zicklin Index,” which ranks companies based on disclosure policies for political activities. The more you disclose, the better you score. The aptly named Noble Energy and transportation giant CSX topped the list, while 20 companies, including Warren Buffett’s Berkshire […]

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Daily Media Links 9/30: Money pouring into Conn. governor’s race despite system, Hybrid PACS — yet another case goes to High Court, and more…

In the News Wall Street Journal: A Political Attack on Shareholder Value  By David M. Primo Last week the Center for Political Accountability and the Zicklin Center at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School released the annual “CPA-Zicklin Index,” which ranks companies based on disclosure policies for political activities. The more you disclose, the better you score. The […]

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Daily Media Links 9/29: IRS Cuts $50,000 Check to Marriage Group for Illegally Disclosing Donor List, Evidence suggests that switching to publicly funded elections is rarely a game-changer, and more…

CCP CPA’s Fluid Methodology  By Scott Blackburn But CPA would tell us that the purpose of their Index is not to shame companies into silence on policy issues.  They would argue that this is just about “transparency” and “public disclosure.” Unfortunately, their fluid methodology belies this claim. After all, if your end goal is “transparency,” then […]

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