- Mar 6, 2017
In a unanimous ruling, a three judge panel in North Carolina denied a request by the defendants to dismiss this partisan gerrymandering case. The case will now proceed in court.
- Mar 2, 2017
CLC and Common Cause filed a complaint with the FEC alleging Donald Trump's campaign violated federal election law by illegally accepting campaign contributions after Election Day and falsely reporting those contributions .
- Feb 27, 2017
Today’s summary ruling affirms the three-judge district court’s decision in Independence Institute v. FEC to uphold the disclosure law, which ensures transparency from groups that sponsor candidate-focused ads shortly before an election and prevents efforts to evade disclosure.
- Feb 24, 2017
The DOJ reversed its policy on private prisons. The FEC must investigate $225,000 in donations from private prison company GEO Group to a Trump super PAC, in violation of the contractor ban.
- Feb 24, 2017
Wisconsin’s landmark partisan gerrymandering case is officially headed to the United States Supreme Court. The State of Wisconsin formally appealed the three-judge panel’s decision in Whitford v. Gill to the nation’s highest court, setting up a historic showdown for the future of redistricting.
- Feb 23, 2017
CLC filed a motion urging the court to hear Texas' discriminatory voter ID law and reject the state's motion for continued delay.
Senate Must Review Thousands of Missing Emails between EPA Nominee Scott Pruitt and Fossil Fuel Industry before Confirmation VoteFeb 17, 2017
CLC calls on the Senate to delay the vote on Scott Pruitt so it can review thousands of illegally wittheld records.
- Feb 16, 2017
CLC submitted a FOIA request for documents to and from Judge Neil Gorsuch during his tenure at the Department of Justice when several attorneys were improperly fired due to political reasons, which threatened the independence of the agency.
- Feb 10, 2017
“It’s a total misuse of taxpayer funds and her federal office to have the White House Counselor going on television to ‘give a free commercial’ – in her own words – and encourage people to buy Trump-affiliated products."