Brad Smith part of NCSL Panel Thursday, Dec. 6

CONTACT: Sarah Lee, Communications Director, 770.598.7961 ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Center for Competitive Politics founder and former Federal Election Chairman Bradley Smith will take part in a panel hosted by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) on Campaign Finance in a Post-Citizens United World, Thursday, Dec. 6th from 3:15 – 4:45 pm in the Washington Hilton’s Gunston Room. Sponsored […]

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CCP Legal Director in Panel Discussion at ABA

CONTACT: Sarah Lee, Communications Director, 770.598.7961 ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Center for Competitive Politics (CCP) Legal Director Allen Dickerson will take part in a panel at the American Bar Association (ABA) offices in downtown Washington, DC this evening, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, from 5-6:30 pm. Titled, “Citizens United? Evaluating the 2012 Presidential Election in a ‘Super […]

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Campaign Finance Events Friday 11/16

There are two events tomorrow in the DC area on campaign finance.  The first event is the GW law review symposium, titled: “Law and Democracy: A Symposium on the Law of Governing Our Democratic Process” (link here), features  CCP founder and Chairman Brad Smith at the 1:45pm panel and former CCP VP of Policy Allison […]

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Brad Smith on ProPublica Panel Discussing Money in Politics

Brad Smith took part in a panel hosted by ProPublica last night in NYC on money in politics and what effect this has on democratic elections. You can watch the taped panel below or by clicking the UStream link. Other panelists included: Kim Barker, investigative reporter for ProPublica. Her groundbreaking “How Nonprofits Spend Millions on […]

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CCP Takes Part in ProPublica Event Discussing Money in Elections Tuesday, Oct. 9, 6:30 pm

CONTACT: Sarah Lee, Communications Director, 770.598.7961 ALEXANDRIA, Va. — CCP will take part in a forum tonight in New York City with pro-reform group ProPublica to discuss what they’re calling the rise of “dark money” in campaigns. CCP’s representative will try to counter this idea by presenting the fact that, for the most part, where […]

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Shadow Money? David Keating offers his thoughts on non-profits at morning panel

This morning beginning at 11 am, CCP President David Keating will be speaking at the National Press Club as part of a three-part panel titled: “Shadow Money: Stealth, Wealth and Political Non-Profits.” Keating joins Representative Chris Van Hollen and other esteemed panelists such as Paul Ryan of the Campaign Legal Center, Jane Mayer of The […]

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CCP’s Keating debates John McCain at Money in Politics Panel

The Center for Competitive Politics (CCP) today participated in a panel on money in politics and CCP President David Keating held his own on a panel that was mostly unfriendly to the idea that money equals speech when it comes to campaign expenditures. Sitting literally in the middle of a group that includes powerhouses such […]

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CCP’s David Keating Participating in Money in Politics Panel Tuesday, March 27

NEWS RELEASE DATELINE: Monday, March 26, 2012 CONTACT: Sarah Lee, Communications Director, The Center for Competitive Politics, 770.598.7961   Alexandria, Va. —  The Center for Competitive Politics (CCP) President David Keating will be part of “money-in-politics” panel tomorrow morning at 8:30 am at The Newseum in downtown Washington, D.C. The panel, hosted by Thomson Reuters, […]

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CPAC retrospective

The Conservative Political Action Conference was once again, the greatest conservative shindig of the year, complete with cigar chomping and scotch sipping, a guy in a fat suit, Jimmy “The Rent is too Damn High” McMillan, and professional protesters with pithy signs outside making a media-friendly ruckus. Within the hallowed halls of the Woodley Marriott, […]

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