Daily Media Links 1/31: Democrats Echo Republicans In Calling For Campaign Finance Reform, On Campaign Finance Reform, Senate Republicans Stand in Gov. Cuomo’s Way, and more…

CCP   Dickerson on Cato Podcast Discusses Disclosure and the SEC  By Sarah Lee CCP Legal Director Allen Dickerson took part in yesterday’s daily Cato podcast, where he discussed the recent trend of placing campaign donation disclosure issues on the desks of regulators at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), rather than the traditional Federal […]

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Dickerson on Cato Podcast Discusses Disclosure and the SEC

CCP Legal Director Allen Dickerson took part in yesterday’s daily Cato podcast, where he discussed the recent trend of placing campaign donation disclosure issues on the desks of regulators at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), rather than the traditional Federal Election Commission (FEC). This is accomplished via a push for shareholder activism and, according […]

Filed Under: Blog, Legal, Uncategorized, CATO, Disclosure, SEC, shareholder activism, District Of Columbia

In the News: Cato Institute: CCP Legal Director Allen Dickerson on Cato Podcast Discusses Disclosure and the SEC

CCP Legal Director Allen Dickerson took part in yesterday’s daily Cato podcast, where he discussed the recent trend of placing campaign donation disclosure issues on the desks of regulators at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), rather than the traditional Federal Election Commission (FEC). This is accomplished via a push for shareholder activism and, according […]

Filed Under: Corporate Governance Press Release/In the News/Blog, In the News, Quotes CCP

Daily Media Links 1/30: Some ethics bills advance, while calls arise for more, Looking for Organizing for Action website? You’ve reached the NRA, and more…

In the News   Washington Free Beacon: A Chilling Effect  By Lachlan Mrkay Sarah Lee, the communications director of the Center for Competitive Politics, claims the lawsuit was filed “with the intent of pressuring the company into withdrawing support from trade groups that fight liberal political initiatives.”   Read more…   CCP   Which OFA […]

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Daily Media Links 1/29: Committee hears bill to overhaul campaign finance rules, California can shine a light on national ‘dark money’ in campaigns, and more…

Independent Groups   Washington Post: Obama’s cashier’s window?  Editorial Why, then, is he opening a cashier’s window with his name on it for the same special interests? The president and his team may be wizards at social media and grass-roots organizing, but from an influence-peddling standpoint this organization looks to be fraught with hazard.   Read […]

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Which OFA is it?

UPDATE: A-ha! Mystery solved. And rather hilariously so… Please forgive us the levity, but sometimes things just strike us as funny here at CCP. This piece from Red State is one of those times. Apparently, the famed Obama tech wizards couldn’t get themselves together enough to purchase the eponymous domain name for the new progressive […]

Filed Under: Blog, OFA, organizing for Action, Red State, District Of Columbia

Daily Media Links 1/28: Organizing for Action means it’s over… for awhile, AIG Is Back in the Lobbying Game, and more…

In the News   Washington Examiner: Sunday Reflection: Free speech and Citizens United, three years later  By Sarah Lee It is fitting that the third anniversary of Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission fell on inauguration weekend. The case allowed new ways for citizens to participate in campaigns — a fact publicly derided by progressives and […]

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In the News: Washington Examiner: Free speech and Citizens United, three years later

Free speech and Citizens United, three years later By Sarah Lee It is fitting that the third anniversary of Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission fell on inauguration weekend. The case allowed new ways for citizens to participate in campaigns — a fact publicly derided by progressives and reformers yet privately taken advantage of by […]

Filed Under: Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, In the News, Published Articles

Daily Media Links 1/25: NYC Council Amends Campaign Finance Disclosure Rules Written, Florida group wants to end caps on campaign donations, and more…

CCP   Citizens United Anniversary: Cato Institute event  By Joe Trotter Yesterday, the Cato Institute held the event ”Campaign Finance after Citizens United: What Happened? What Now.”  Featuring CCP Chairman Brad Smith and Academic Advisor John Samples, the event looked at how campaigns and elections changed since the decision and looked at the future of […]

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Citizens United Anniversary: Cato Institute event

Yesterday, the Cato Institute held the event “Campaign Finance after Citizens United: What Happened? What Now.”  Featuring CCP Chairman Brad Smith and Academic Advisor John Samples, the event looked at how campaigns and elections changed since the decision and looked at the future of campaign finance. If you were unable to attend, you can access a […]

Filed Under: Blog, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, Featured Content

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