Super PAC Rejections Hurt Democratic Primary

March 26, 2020   •  By Brad Smith   •  , ,

This piece originally appeared in National Review on March 26, 2020.    The 2020 Democratic presidential primary began with over 20 governors, senators, congressmen, and political ...

Celebrate super PACs, legalized 10 years ago today

March 26, 2020   •  By Alex Baiocco   •  , ,

This piece originally appeared in the Washington Examiner on March 26, 2020.    What if the federal government dictated how much of your money you ...

Charlottesville’s Violence a Failure of Its Government

March 20, 2020   •  By David Keating   •  , ,

This piece originally appeared in The Wall Street Journal on March 20, 2020.    Former Charlottesville, Va., Mayor Michael Signer’s essay “How Free Speech ...

Voters Aren’t For Sale

March 13, 2020   •  By Brad Smith   •  , ,

This piece originally appeared in City Journal on March 12, 2020.    The political world is practically giddy at the failed campaigns of Michael ...

The Left has one problem with Trump’s FEC nominee: He’s a Republican

March 10, 2020   •  By Brad Smith   •  ,

This piece originally appeared in the Washington Examiner on March 10, 2020.    In politics, you’re often damned if you do and damned if ...

Bloomberg Slayed the Myth That Money Buys Elections

March 5, 2020   •  By Zac Morgan   •  , ,

This piece originally appeared in National Review on March 5, 2020.    The dragons of myth were not slain by fearless knights, but by reality. ...

Tom Steyer’s failed campaign shows money can’t buy votes

March 2, 2020   •  By Luke Wachob   •  , ,

This piece originally appeared in the Washington Examiner on March 2, 2020.    There’s a lot more to winning elections than dominating the airwaves. ...

Campaign-Finance Laws Created Candidate Bloomberg

February 24, 2020   •  By Brad Smith   •  , , ,

This piece, co-authored with John R. Lott Jr., originally appeared in the Wall Street Journal on February 24, 2020.    House Democrats held a ...

The IRS Should Go Ahead with Privacy Reform

February 7, 2020   •  By Luke Wachob   •  , , ,

This piece originally appeared in National Review on February 7, 2020.    The IRS isn’t known for respecting privacy. Under the Obama administration, IRS bureaucrats ...

Trump and Bloomberg Super Bowl ads are a novelty, but are they worth it?

February 2, 2020   •  By Luke Wachob   •  ,

This piece originally appeared in Washington Examiner on February 2, 2020.    Millions of people will tune in to watch the NFL’s Super Bowl ...

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