- Nov 18, 2016
Jeff Sessions has not demonstrated a commitment to fairness and equality under the law, a commitment that should be a minimum qualification for the position of Attorney General.
- Nov 17, 2016
The Campaign Legal Center, along with other watchdog groups and individuals, sent a letter calling on President-elect Donald Trump to alter his plan to have his children handle the Trump Organization business assets while he is president.
Campaign Legal Center Client Wins Multi-Million Dollar Verdict Against Houston Independent School DistrictNov 16, 2016
Jury’s verdict is a huge blow to culture of corruption within Houston school district.
- Nov 10, 2016
It’s important to remember that elections come and go, but CLC’s mission remains constant: to fight to improve our democracy.
CLC Files FEC Complaint Against Thornton Law Firm For Illegally Funneling Money to Clinton, Other Democratic Candidates and CommitteesNov 2, 2016
The Campaign Legal Center today asked the Federal Election Commission to investigate Boston-based Thornton Law Firm for reimbursing partners almost exact amounts for their political campaign contributions. This scheme allowed Thornton to funnel money to campaigns and party committees well above the legal contribution limits
- Nov 1, 2016
One day after the Obama administration announced its decision to phase out federal private prison contracts, the private prison company GEO Group made a $100,000 donation to the pro-Donald Trump super PAC Rebuilding America Now, in violation of the longstanding ban on government contractors making political contributions.
Press Release: Donald Trump Super PAC Is Illegally Soliciting Money from a Chinese National to Influence U.S. ElectionsOct 26, 2016
CLC Files FEC Complaint After The Telegraph Documents Trump Super PAC Soliciting Contributions from Fictitious Chinese Donor
- Oct 24, 2016
More than four years after the Campaign Legal Center and Democracy 21 filed a complaint, the Federal Election Commission (FEC) has finally fined former Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Ill.) $10,000 for violating the prohibition on candidates asking for donations to a super PAC in excess of $5,000.
- Oct 19, 2016
Today, the Campaign Legal Center filed a friend-of-the-court brief in Harris v. McCrory, urging the Supreme Court to uphold North Carolina voters’ argument that the state used an impermissible racial quota to draw the state’s first and twelfth congressional districts.
- Oct 6, 2016
Our complaints present clear evidence that the both presidential campaigns are ignoring current law by coordinating with their super PACS. No other presidential candidates have previously defied anti-coordination laws in this way.