Daily Media Links 9/5: No ‘Scarlet L’ for lobbyists in Charlotte, Hatch Act Keeps Federal Workers Out Of Politics, and more…

CCP CCP Legal Team Files Suit Challenging Sub-Aggregate Limits Under Buckley v Valeo By Sarah Lee The case stems from the efforts of Virginia James, a private citizen, who seeks to give contributions directly to candidates up to the biennial aggregate limit of $117,000. However, federal law allows only $46,200 of that amount, in aggregate, to […]

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James v. FEC Memorandum in Support

The case stems from the efforts of Virginia James, a private citizen, who seeks to give contributions directly to candidates up to the biennial aggregate limit of $117,000. However, federal law allows only $46,200 of that amount, in aggregate, to be given directly to candidates; the rest must be contributed to PACs and party committees. James […]

Filed Under: James v. FEC, All CCP Legal Documents, James v. FEC, Completed Cases (Filings), Completed Cases (Litigation), Filings, Litigation

Super PAC apps: The intersection of disclosure and technology

Stories started appearing roughly two weeks ago that a couple of scientists from MIT had developed a “super PAC app”. Super PAC App, the brainchild of Jennifer Hollett, M.C./M.P.A. ’12, and her MIT classmate Dan Siegel, gives voters information about the big money behind presidential campaign ads with just a single touch on an iPhone. […]

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Manhattan Institute: Proxy Monitor 2012: A Report on Corporate Governance and Shareholder Activism

Filed Under: Other Resources – Corporate Governance – Manhattan Institute – Proxy Monitor Reports

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