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In the News: John Bachelor Show: IRS Tales: Bradley Smith

By John Bachelor … Bradley Smith, former chairman Federal Election Commission, chairman of the Center for Competitive Politics, in re, What of 501(c)3, 501(c)4, 527? Listen to the Interview…

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In the News: 9WSYR: Professor challenges Town of Manlius codes for political signs

From WSYR: Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – A lawsuit has been filed against the town of Manlius, challenging the rules for displaying political signs on private property. The Center for Competitive Politics filed the suit on behalf of a Syracuse University professor who believes his rights to free speech are being violated. Dr. David Rubin wasn’t happy […]

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In the News: Fox News: IRS targeting: Part of long-time assault on conservatives

By Fox News One former FEC chair [and current chairman of the Center for Competitive Politics] argues the IRS scandal reflects a long-term assault on First Amendment rights, especially those of conservative groups. Watch the video…

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In the News: YNN: Lawsuit claims town code on political signs is unconstitutional

Sarah Blazonis writes for YNN: He said, “My wife was at home, and she got the knock. I wasn’t here. If I had been here, I probably would’ve, definitely would’ve told the person who came that what he was asking to do was unconstitutional.” The Town of Manlius official who visited the Rubins back in […]

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In the News: Thom Hartmann Show: When Congress members should recuse themselves

Thom Hartmann talks with Bradley A. Smith, Chairman & Co-Founder, Center for Competitive Politics / Former Chairman of the Federal Election Commission about corruption in Congress:  

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In the News: Huffington Post Live: “What’s Wrong With The FEC?”

Center for Competitive Politics Chairman Brad Smith participated in a Huffington Post Live segment, “What’s Wrong With The FEC?”: The FEC has been under attack as a “lame duck” agency due to deadlock on a variety of issues.  Although the deadlock frustrates pro-regulation reform efforts, it is an essential safeguard built into the Commission’s structure to […]

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In the News: News Channel 3 Live: John Samples discusses the IRS scandal

CCP Academic Advisor John Samples discusses the IRS scandal with WWMT’s News Channel 3 Live:

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In the News: Cato Institute: The I.R.S. Takes Aim at the Tea Party (David Keating)

CCP President David Keating discusses the IRS targeting of conservative groups with the Cato Institute:

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In the News: The Big Picture: The real story…why the IRS targeted the Tea Party

CCP President David Keating sat down with Thom Hartmann to discuss the IRS’ targeting of Tea Party groups (begins at 32:20):

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In the News: PBS News Hour: SEC Considering New Rule for Political Contributions by Public Companies

Watch SEC Considering New Rule for Political Contributions on PBS. See more from PBS NewsHour.   Read full interview …PAUL ATKINS: Well, Ray, what this comes down to, first of all, is, as far as the SEC goes, is whether or not the information is material. And that’s what guides the — from the Supreme […]

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The Center for Competitive Politics is now the Institute for Free Speech.