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Breitbart: California Attorney General Sued to Stop Disclosure of Conservative Group’s Donor Addresses (In the News)

By Chriss W. Street Conservatives were shocked at the demand and suspicious that Attorney General Harris intended to engage in the type of alleged unethical action by IRS manager Lois Lerner, who may have used the IRS to retaliate against Tea Party members.  Americans for Prosperity complained that they had registered every year in California since 2001 and had [...]

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Daily Media Links 12/15: A Conservative Nonprofit Corners the IRS, G.O.P. Angst Over 2016 Led to Provision on Funding, and more…

In the News Breitbart: California Attorney General Sued to Stop Disclosure of Conservative Group’s Donor Addresses By Chriss W. Street Conservatives were shocked at the demand and suspicious that Attorney General Harris intended to engage in the type of alleged unethical action by IRS manager Lois Lerner, who may have used the IRS to retaliate against Tea Party [...]

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LA Times: Koch-backed group sues Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris over donor list (In the News)

By Melanie Mason …”Precisely because they fear compelled disclosure and the harms that will follow, would-be donors are shying away from contributing to the Foundation, and the current donors have warned that they will cease their contributions as and if the prospect of disclosure rises.” The Attorney General’s office, in letters to the foundation, asserted [...]

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Politicker NJ: D.C. case could reverberate in New Jersey (In the News)

By Jeff Brindle Laura Holmes and Paul Jost, with the backing of the Center for Competitive Politics, are challenging a provision in the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA) that limits contributions by individuals to $2,600 in the primary and $2,600 in the general election. Holmes and Jost want to be able to contribute $5,200 in the general election [...]

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Daily Media Links 12/9: Inside the Koch Data Mine, The Special Powers of Super PACS, and Not Just for Federal Elections, and more…

In the News Politicker NJ: D.C. case could reverberate in New Jersey By Jeff Brindle Laura Holmes and Paul Jost, with the backing of the Center for Competitive Politics, are challenging a provision in the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA) that limits contributions by individuals to $2,600 in the primary and $2,600 in the general election. Holmes and [...]

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NY Post: Hillary’s hummus (In the News)

Editorial Bradley A. Smith, chairman of the Center for Competitive Politics, says that while this may look fishy, it’s all legal so long as Hillary Clinton hasn’t formally announced she’s running for president. Most interesting of all, it’s been met with mostly silence from all those people who think the Koch brothers are evil for funding commercials [...]

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Daily Media Links 12/8: Here are the government agencies that get sworn at the most, A Pro-Clinton ‘Super PAC,’ Ready for Hillary, Is in Debt, and more…

In the News NY Post: Hillary’s hummus   Editorial Bradley A. Smith, chairman of the Center for Competitive Politics, says that while this may look fishy, it’s all legal so long as Hillary Clinton hasn’t formally announced she’s running for president. Most interesting of all, it’s been met with mostly silence from all those people who [...]

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Politico: The money majority (In the News)

By Kenneth P. Vogel For McConnell, though, it’s at least as much about trying to enhance free speech, asserted former Federal Election Commission Chairman Brad Smith, a leading adviser to conservatives on campaign finance issues who’s spoken to McConnell often about the issue. “I think Sen. McConnell very seriously believes in First Amendment rights, but he’s also a [...]

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NY Post: The Times’ tall tale of ‘dark money’ (In the News)

By Scott Blackburn Then there’s the mind-boggling statistic that “dark money” paid for 50 percent of all political ads for the midterm elections. That statistic is utterly false — and the story behind it is a warning of how sloppy journalism stretches a little bit of truth into a heaping pile of fiction. On Oct. 10, The [...]

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Daily Media Links 12/5: The Bright Line Project, The IRS, and The Question of “Issue Ads,” Democracy Alliance Pledges to Keep Donors Secret, and more…

In the News NY Post: The Times’ tall tale of ‘dark money’  By Scott Blackburn Then there’s the mind-boggling statistic that “dark money” paid for 50 percent of all political ads for the midterm elections. That statistic is utterly false — and the story behind it is a warning of how sloppy journalism stretches a little bit [...]

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