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Center for Individual Freedom: Free Speech Victories (In the News)

By Renee Giachino
Bradley A. Smith, Chairman and Founder of the Center for Competitive Politics and Former FEC Chairman, discusses three significant victories for free speech rights that directly impact average Americans, including donor privacy and the elevation of Judge Gorsuch to Supreme Court Justice.

Filed Under: Brad Smith, Broadcast, Video, Audio, In the News, Quotes CCP

NPR: South Dakota Lawmakers Set To Repeal Recent Ethics Reforms (In the News)

By Peter Overby
Voters in South Dakota adopted a package of ethics and campaign finance reforms in November. Now the legislature is declaring a state of emergency in order to repeal it.
(Ed. Note: CCP Research Fellow Scott Blackburn featured at 2:00)

Filed Under: Broadcast, Video, Audio, In the News, Quotes CCP, Scott Blackburn

Urban Family Talk: Zac Morgan of CCP, On SOTR (In the News)

CCP Staff Attorney Zac Morgan discusses campaign finance and lobbying regulations on Stacy on the Right (beginning at 19:20).

Filed Under: Broadcast, Video, Audio, In the News, Zac Morgan

Cato Institute: Trump and Free Political Speech (Podcast) (In the News)

By Caleb Brown
The incoming Trump administration raises fears of further regulation of political speech. David Keating of the Center for Competitive Politics discusses the risks and opportunities.

Filed Under: Broadcast, Video, Audio, David Keating, In the News

Ricochet: You Picked A Fine Time to Go Nuts, GOP (Podcast) (In the News)

By Mona Charen and Jay Nordlinger
Did Citizens United hand the US electoral system to nefarious corporate interests and “dark money”? We ask former FEC chairman and free speech advocate Bradley Smith. His lucid explication makes even this murky realm of the law very clear.

Filed Under: Brad Smith, Broadcast, Video, Audio, In the News

Center for Individual Freedom: The First Amendment in Peril (In the News)

Bradley Smith, Chairman and Founder of the Center for Competitive Politics and former Chairman of the Federal Elections Commission, discusses why Americans must vociferously protect their right to privacy in the political arena, the Supreme Court decision to deny an appeal of a lawsuit challenging a radical disclosure law in Delaware, and the latest push […]

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Cato Daily Podcast: Governor Cuomo’s Twin Stabs at Free Speech and Association (In the News)

Caleb Brown New York Governor Andrew Cuomo would have state agencies boycott those who would boycott Israel and he does his best to circumvent the Citizens United decision. David Keating of the Center for Competitive Politics comments. Listen…

Filed Under: Broadcast, Video, Audio, In the News, Newsroom

Cato Institute: Citizens United and the Role of the FEC (In the News)

 Caleb Brown To what extent should the Federal Election Commission attempt to blunt the impact of the Citizens United decision? Allen Dickerson with the Center for Competitive Politics comments. Listen…

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Free Speech Under Fire: The Future of the First Amendment – Money and Speech (In the News)

Brooklyn Law School A discussion featuring Professor Bradley Smith, Professor Richard Hasen, Professor Sabeel Rahman and Dean Nicholas Allard, moderated by Professor Joel Gora Watch…

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National Constitution Center: The constitutional and political impact of Citizens United (podcast) (In the News)

What is the state of elections and campaign finance, six years after the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission? In that case, the Court held that corporate funding of independent political communications in campaigns for public office cannot be limited under the First Amendment… Joining We the People to explore […]

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