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Scranton Times-Tribune: Heavy Burden (LTE) (In the News)

Scott Blackburn Imagine, for example, a local Delaware Kiwanis Club publishing a mailer saying, “The Kiwanis Club asked the town council for $1,000 to help pay for this year’s Fourth of July fireworks display, traditionally sponsored by Kiwanis. The council voted 3-2 against the motion, with members Jones and Smith voting yes and members Brown, […]

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Daily Media Links 7/28: Citizens United loses New York ruling over donors, Zephyr Teachout takes over Larry Lessig’s PAC, and more…

In the News Scranton Times-Tribune: Heavy Burden (LTE) Scott Blackburn Imagine, for example, a local Delaware Kiwanis Club publishing a mailer saying, “The Kiwanis Club asked the town council for $1,000 to help pay for this year’s Fourth of July fireworks display, traditionally sponsored by Kiwanis. The council voted 3-2 against the motion, with members […]

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Charisma News: 2015 America Meets Sam Adams’ Criteria to Disobey Government (In the News)

Bethany Blankley In response to the IRS’ abuse of power, an outraged public submitted a record-setting number of comments expressing their opposition to IRS rules. A Center for Competitive Politics study found that 94 percent of public comments opposed some aspects of proposed IRS rules; 87 percent opposed them outright; and of all participants opponents […]

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Daily Media Links 7/27: The Taxman’s Politics, House chairman: Documents prove IRS 'political targeting' of conservatives, and more…

In the News Charisma News: 2015 America Meets Sam Adams’ Criteria to Disobey Government Bethany Blankley In response to the IRS’ abuse of power, an outraged public submitted a record-setting number of comments expressing their opposition to IRS rules. A Center for Competitive Politics study found that 94 percent of public comments opposed some aspects […]

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Daily Media Links 7/24: New Documents Show IRS Used Donor Lists to Target Audits, John Doe targets go on the record to slam probe, and more…

IRS Judicial Watch: New Documents Show IRS Used Donor Lists to Target Audits Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained documents from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that confirm that the IRS used donor lists to tax-exempt organizations to target those donors for audits.  The documents also show IRS officials specifically highlighted how the […]

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Daily Media Links 7/23: Senate Finance Working to Release IRS Targeting Report, President Obama Challenges IRS Scandal Narrative, and more…

IRS Fox Business: Senate Finance Working to Release IRS Targeting Report Elizabeth MacDonald Sources close to the matter at the Senate Finance Committee say the committee is planning to meet in a private, closed session in the next two weeks to finally wrap up its bipartisan report on its two-year probe into the IRS’s targeting […]

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Scranton Times-Tribune: Delaware sheds light (In the News)

Editorial Board Delaware passed a strong disclosure law, however, requiring any advocacy group that spends more than $500 in any campaign to identify anyone who contributes more than $100. Delaware Strong Families, a conservative group that publishes voter guides prior to elections, sued and won in the U.S. District Court in Wilmington, Delaware. A three-judge […]

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Daily Media Links 7/22: Scott Walker’s Wisconsin And The End Of Campaign Finance Law, Obama: ‘Real’ IRS Scandal is that it’s ‘Poorly Funded’, and more…

In the News Scranton Times-Tribune: Delaware sheds light Editorial Board Delaware passed a strong disclosure law, however, requiring any advocacy group that spends more than $500 in any campaign to identify anyone who contributes more than $100. Delaware Strong Families, a conservative group that publishes voter guides prior to elections, sued and won in the […]

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Constitution Daily: What’s the next big controversy on campaign finance? (In the News)

Lyle Denniston Efforts to narrow disclosure duties to “express advocacy” both succeeded and failed in a pair of court rulings that, by coincidence, were issued on the same day, July 16.   The conflicting results are the kind that will often lead the Supreme Court to step in to say who was right. In one of […]

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Daily Media Links 7/21: Dems urge Obama to veto bill over campaign finance restrictions, Jeb Bush Takes Aim at Revolving Door in Washington, and more…

In the News Constitution Daily: What’s the next big controversy on campaign finance? Lyle Denniston Efforts to narrow disclosure duties to “express advocacy” both succeeded and failed in a pair of court rulings that, by coincidence, were issued on the same day, July 16.   The conflicting results are the kind that will often lead the […]

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