In the News: PBS NewsHour: Why outside groups are pouring record amounts of money into this year’s midterm elections

Well, a lot of it — a lot of the problem with the disclosure passed in some of the states, it’s generating junk disclosure, where the money that is being recorded has nothing do with the ad that’s on the air. Our group just won a ruling in the state of Delaware where Delaware was trying to force […]

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In the News: Money talks louder after supreme court decision

By Allan Kew The world of political campaign financing has changed with the striking of the US Supreme Court gavel. In the recent ruling of McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, the Supreme Court ruled that the regulation of individual aggregate contribution to political parties and candidates in election cycles was unconstitutional. Read more…

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Daily Media Links 4/17: Townhall: BREAKING: New Emails Show Lois Lerner Was in Contact With DOJ About Prosecuting Tax Exempt Groups, Washington Examiner: Ron Paul group to defy IRS, NY Times: An Indecent Burial, and more…

In the News PBS NewsHour: Why outside groups are pouring record amounts of money into this year’s midterm elections Well, a lot of it — a lot of the problem with the disclosure passed in some of the states, it’s generating junk disclosure, where the money that is being recorded has nothing do with the ad that’s on […]

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Daily Media Links 4/16: Townhall: RNC Sues IRS Over Information Stonewalling on Targeting Scandal, Bloomberg: Environmental Groups Forge Alliance for Campaign Donation, Roll Call: Can You Lie in Politics? Supreme Court Will Decide, and more…

In the News Washington Post: Scratching the surface By PROF. BRADLEY A. SMITH “Separation of Campaign and State” checks in at about 25,000 words, and I feel it barely scratches the surface of setting forth the justifications for and benefits of a doctrine of separation of campaign and state. Cutting it to five blog posts is to barely leave […]

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In the News: Delaware Newzap: State to appeal ruling in election disclosure case

By Jen Rini Delaware Strong Families, a conservative think-tank, filed a complaint in 2013 related to the Delaware Election Disclosures Act, which requires nonprofits who publish voters guides and similar electioneering material costing $500 or more to file campaign reports with the elections commissioner within 30 days of a primary and 60 days before a general election. Prior […]

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Daily Media Links 4/15: Powerline: The Lois Lerner Files, More Soft Money Hard Law: More Rows at the FEC, Maryland –– Washington Post: Maryland won’t enforce aggregate campaign limits, and more…

In the News Delaware Newzap: State to appeal ruling in election disclosure case By Jen Rini Delaware Strong Families, a conservative think-tank, filed a complaint in 2013 related to the Delaware Election Disclosures Act, which requires nonprofits who publish voters guides and similar electioneering material costing $500 or more to file campaign reports with the elections commissioner within 30 […]

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In the News: USA Today: Supreme Court ruling sets off race for bigger donations

By Fredreka Schouten In the end, laws in as many as 18 states and the District of Columbia may be vulnerable to challenge – either because they limit how much an individual can contribute to all candidates or parties or impose other restrictions that run counter to the high court’s reasoning in McCutcheon, the Center for Competitive Politics […]

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In the News: Politico: Shaun McCutcheon’s victory lap

By BYRON TAU and KENNETH P. VOGEL It’s that aw-shucks manner that make him such a potent symbol for conservatives. He’s a small business owner — not a Wall Street banker, a Beltway lobbyist or an oil magnate like the GOP mega-donors vilified by Democrats — who was hand-picking candidates to support and argued successfully that the government was […]

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In the News: News Journal: State to appeal ruling on political secrecy

By Jonathan Starkey The conservative group Delaware Strong Families, which has organized against same-sex marriage in Delaware and publishes an annual voters guide promoting political candidates, filed the lawsuit, arguing that the law was burdensome and would improperly chill free speech rights. David Keating, president of the Center For Competitive Politics, which represented Delaware Strong Families, said Friday they […]

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In the News: Wall Street Journal: The First State’s Free Speech Win

Center for Competitive Politics president David Keating on why a Delaware court struck down a campaign-finance disclosure law. Read more… For more information on Delaware Strong Families v. Biden, check out this resource page.

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