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Campaign Legal Center and Democracy 21 Sue the Federal Election Commission for Failure to Enforce the Law and Protect the Integrity of Our DemocracyApr 25, 2016
The Commission’s Actions, in Dismissing Five Straw Donor Complaints, Were “Arbitrary, Capricious and An Abuse of Discretion and Otherwise Contrary to the Law”
- Apr 7, 2016
Whitford v. Nichol Partisan Gerrymandering Case to Go to Trial
U.S. Supreme Court Should Reject Former Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell’s Claim that Citizens United Sanctions His Acceptance of BribesApr 6, 2016
Allowing Public Officials to Engage in Public Business for Private Gain Undercuts Basic Principles of Our Democracy
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Is Citizens United a Get-Out-of-Jail-Free Card for Bob McDonnell? The U.S. Supreme Court Will DecideApr 26, 2016
On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in an appeal of McDonnell’s conviction on public corruption charges for accepting $175,000 in gifts and loans. Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell is hoping that Citizens United legalized bribery.
- Apr 26, 2016
This past Sunday, the TV show “60 Minutes” featured a segment on the fundraising demands facing members of Congress. In sum, how a member of Congress actually spends his or her time makes for a depressing job description.
Dark Money Group Tells the Government it Won’t Spend on Elections While Bragging to Donors it Will "Win Senate Seats" with "No Donor Disclosure”Apr 26, 2016
The news here is not just that a dark money group appears to have lied to the FEC and the IRS, but that neither agency cares enough to protect the integrity of their own investigations, much less uphold the law.