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Cato Daily Podcast: Governor Cuomo’s Twin Stabs at Free Speech and Association (In the News)

Caleb Brown New York Governor Andrew Cuomo would have state agencies boycott those who would boycott Israel and he does his best to circumvent the Citizens United decision. David Keating of the Center for Competitive Politics comments. Listen…

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Cato Institute: Citizens United and the Role of the FEC (In the News)

 Caleb Brown To what extent should the Federal Election Commission attempt to blunt the impact of the Citizens United decision? Allen Dickerson with the Center for Competitive Politics comments. Listen…

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Free Speech Under Fire: The Future of the First Amendment – Money and Speech (In the News)

Brooklyn Law School A discussion featuring Professor Bradley Smith, Professor Richard Hasen, Professor Sabeel Rahman and Dean Nicholas Allard, moderated by Professor Joel Gora Watch…

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National Constitution Center: The constitutional and political impact of Citizens United (podcast) (In the News)

What is the state of elections and campaign finance, six years after the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission? In that case, the Court held that corporate funding of independent political communications in campaigns for public office cannot be limited under the First Amendment… Joining We the People to explore […]

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Albany Talk 1300 AM: Live From the State Capitol: David Keating and Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin (In the News)

Fred Dicker Listen to Center for Competitive Politics President David Keating discuss our case, The November Team, et al., v. The New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics, on Albany Talk 1300 AM with host Fred Dicker. The New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE) issued a final advisory opinion in January […]

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Citizen Jeff: Sanders Facing Attack By unPAC USA (In the News)

Jeff Norman The notion of limiting what can be spent on influence is preposterous and infeasible in so many ways that the average person, who hasn’t given the issue a lot of thought, is unlikely to grasp. So unPAC USA will gradually create and disseminate easily-digested content in all forms until an extensive, comprehensible and […]

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Wall Street Journal: Campaign Finance Confusion (In the News)

Center for Competitive Politics President David Keating on the Republican presidential candidate’s comments on campaign-finance reform. Watch…

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Cato: Podcast: Can Spending Corrupt a Ballot Initiative? (In the News)

Allen Dickerson and Trevor Burrus The Supreme Court has an opportunity to clarify that spending money to influence voters on a ballot initiative isn’t a corrupting influence. Allen Dickerson with the Center for Competitive Politics and Cato’s Trevor Burrus comment. Listen…

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CBC Radio: In Defence of SuperPACs (In the News)

Third-party political advertising made the news this week, with the emergence of HarperPAC, an independent pro-Conservative campaign group. A similar organization called Engage Canada unveiled its ads this week, criticizing the economic record of Stephen Harper and the Conservative Party.These groups can be compared to American “SuperPACs”, Political Action Committees that aren’t attached to a […]

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Center for Individual Freedom: Overreach at the IRS (In the News)

Scott Blackburn, Research Fellow at the Center for Competitive Politics, discusses the continuing saga involving the IRS as speech police, why tax collectors shouldn’t decide if an organization is a political committee or a social-welfare group, and recent developments in the campaign finance arena. Listen…

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