FEC: Comments Filed by CLC & Democracy 21 on Advisory Opinion Request 2011-23 (American Crossroads)

Nov 14, 2011

Comments filed on behalf of the Campaign Legal Center and Democracy 21 with regard to Advisory Opinion Request (AOR) 2011-23, a request submitted on behalf of American Crossroads, an “independent expenditure-only committee” seeking the Commission’s opinion whether it may “produce and distribute television and/or radio issue advertisements featuring on camera footage (or voice-over, in the case of radio advertisements) of incumbent Members of Congress . . . [,] thematically similar to the incumbent Members’ own re-election campaign materials, and [using] phrases or slogans that the Member has previously used”? AOR 2011-23 at 1. 

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