External Relations Press Releases

CCP Vice President Testifies Before Senate Committee about Government Financed Elections

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Steve Hoersting, vice president at the Center for Competitive Politics, will testify tomorrow at 10:00 Am to the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration about the “Fair Elections Now Act” (S. 1285).

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Washington Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Free Speech

ARLINGTON, VA – The Washington Supreme Court unanimously upheld the freedom of the press with its decision today in San Juan County v No New Gas Tax. The case was being watched closely by free speech advocates nationwide.

"The First Amendment can breathe a sigh of relief today," said former chair of the Federal Election Commission and Center for Competitive Politics chairman Bradley Smith. "The Court wisely decided that government cannot prohibit the media from participating in public debate."

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FEC Makes Wrong Decision on 527s

PRESS RELEASE:    December 13, 2006

Media Contact:      Bradley A. Smith (614) 236-6317

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FEC Makes the Right Decision on 527s

PRESS RELEASE: May 31, 2006

Media Contact:

Bradley A. Smith (614) 236-6317

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