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Libertarianism.org: What Makes a Fair Election? (Audio) (In the News)

Featuring Allen Dickerson, Aaron Ross Powell, and Trevor Burrus Allen Dickerson joins us to talk about First Amendment rights when it comes to funding campaigns. What does it mean to have an undue influence on an election?   Listen…

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CFIF: Political Speech Rights (Audio)

Scott Blackburn, Research Fellow at the Center for Competitive Politics, discusses the effects of campaign-finance regulations on free political speech and participation, and how not even reformers can follow campaign-finance laws.  Read more…

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Cato Institute: Mayday PAC’s Missteps (David Keating) (In the News)

Lawrence Lessig’s Mayday PAC was supposed to bring about the end of superPACs. Instead, it may have violated some of the least complicated elements of campaign finance regulation. David Keating of the Center for Competitive Politics comments.

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Wall Street Journal: Opinion: Are Campaign Disclosure Laws Unconstitutional? (Video)

Center for Competitive Politics Legal Director Allen Dickerson on the Colorado Supreme Court’s ruling that state campaign-disclosure laws violate the First Amendment. Watch…

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Texas Tribune Festival: 2014 Tribune Festival: “Dark Money” vs. Donor Privacy (In the News)

Moderated by Center for Public Integrity Senior Political Reporter Dave Levinthal. Featured were Sunlight Foundation Editorial Director Bill Allison, state Rep. Byron Cook, Baker Hostetler Associate Andrew Grossman, Center for Competitive Politics President David Keating and Texas Ethics Commissioner Chase Untermeyer.  Listen…

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Miller Center: RESOLVED: Our Campaign Finance System is Corrupting American Democracy (Video)

Features Brad Smith, Vik Amar, Ann Ravel, and Sean McCucheon. Watch clips… Transcript…

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Cato Institute: The Senate’s Breathtaking Stab at Political Speech (In the News)

Serious or not, the U.S. Senate leadership’s attempt at curbing political speech would have dramatically reduced the range of political debate. Allen Dickerson of the Center for Competitive Politics comments on the failed amendment to the Constitution.   Listen…  

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CFIF: Former FEC Chairman Pans So-Called DISCLOSE Act of 2014 (In the New)

Bradley Smith, Founder of the Center for Competitive Politics and former Federal Elections Commission Chairman, discusses his recent testimony before the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration regarding the DISCLOSE Act of 2014 and why the proposed excessive disclosure requirements can damage Listen…

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Wall Street Journal: Opinion: A Constitutional Amendment for Political Gain? (Video)

Center for Competitive Politics President David Keating on New Mexico Sen. Tom Udall’s resolution to restrict certain forms of speech.  

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NPR (To the Point): Without Limits, Will Campaign Contributions Dominate Politics? (In the News)

There’s just nine weeks left before the mid-term elections—and there’s more money than ever for Senate and House campaigns. In April, Alabama businessman Shaun McCutcheon gave his name to a US Supreme Court decision to eliminate legal restrictions on how much an individual can give in total to candidates and committees. McCutcheon says it’s great […]

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