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FEC Makes Wrong Decision on 527s

PRESS RELEASE:    December 13, 2006

Media Contact:      Bradley A. Smith (614) 236-6317

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CCP Accepting Applications for Development Assistant

The Center for Competitive Politics (CCP), is seeking a self-motivated, detail-oriented Development Assistant.  The position will involve substantial responsibility in assisting fundraising through soliciting institutional grants and individual donations.

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Americans United’s “Reminder” to Churches Appears to be an Indirect Attempt at Evangelical Vote Suppression

PRESS RELEASE: November 2, 2006

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Bradley A. Smith: (614) 236-6317 

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Supreme Court Denies Cert. in FreeEats.com v. North Dakota

The U.S. Supreme Court has denied certiorari in FreeEats.Com, Inc. v. North Dakota, No. 06-127.  A brief description of the case can be found here.  The Center for Competitive Politics had previously submitted an amicus curiae brief seeking review of the Supreme Court of North Dakota’s decision to uphold a ban on political calls made over automated dialing systems.

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VotersFirst, Truth Later: Reform Groups Mislead Public

PRESS RELEASE:  September 28, 2006

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Bradley A. Smith (614) 236-6317

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Upcoming Book Forum at Cato

BOOK FORUM:

In Defense of Negativity: Attack Ads in Presidential Campaigns (University of Chicago Press, 2006)

Wednesday, September 20, 2006

12:00 PM (Luncheon to Follow)

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CCP welcomes the newest member of its team, Paul Sherman

PRESS RELEASE:  September 13, 2006

Media Contact:

Stephen M. Hoersting: (703) 682-9359

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CCP Announces Board of Academic Advisors

PRESS RELEASE:  September 12, 2006

Media Contacts:

Stephen M. Hoersting: (703) 682-9359

Bradley A. Smith: (614) 236-6317 or (540) 287-8954

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High Court Declines to Find a Compelling Interest in Limiting Candidate Expenditures and Rules Vermont’s Contribution Limits Unconstitutionally Low

PRESS RELEASE: June 26, 2006

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Professor Lillian R. BeVier: (434) 924-3132

Erik S. Jaffe (202)237-8165

Professor Bradley A. Smith (614) 236-6317

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CCP Scholars Dispute Assertions That Contribution Limits Cannot Damage Competition if Set Too Low

PRESS RELEASE: June 15, 2006

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Professor Jeffrey Milyo, (573) 882-7785

Professor David Primo, (585) 273-4779

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