H.R. 1 Would Undo Watergate-Era Protections Against Government Interference in Election Campaigns

February 13, 2019   •  By David Keating   •  , ,

This portion of the bill will further enhance the role of the federal government in election campaigns. Tax-financing will increase the risk that partisan ...

AOC Doesn’t Let the Facts Get in the Way of a Good Story

February 7, 2019   •  By Scott Blackburn   •  , ,

Presenting herself as the hypothetical “bad guy” trying to destroy democracy, Ocasio-Cortez spun a tale about how she could (among other things) “use my ...

IFS Chairman Brad Smith Corrects AOC on Campaign Finance Law (Video)

February 7, 2019   •  By IFS staff   •  , ,

IFS Chairman Bradley A. Smith corrects the record on a line of misleading questioning by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on current U.S. campaign finance laws.

H.R. 1’s Tax-Financing Program Creates New Incentives for Corruption

February 5, 2019   •  By David Keating   •  ,

Any system which promises large sums of taxpayer funding for private individuals can be ripe for abuse. And in H.R. 1’s proposal, if you ...

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