- Dec 12, 2016
Last week the Campaign Legal Center and Democracy 21 submitted comments in support of the agency’s proposal to revise the definition of “public communication” to take into account that paid ads seen on Internet applications are no different than paid ads seen on websites.
- Dec 9, 2016
The Campaign Legal Center joined today with a bipartisan group of signers, including past Republican and Democratic White House Counsels, in a letter to President-elect Donald Trump calling on him to divest his business enterprises into a true blind trust managed by an independent trustee with no family relationship.
- Dec 2, 2016
CLC presented new evidence to the Federal Election Commission alleging that the super PAC Make America Number 1 illegally compensated Steve Bannon’s work as Donald Trump’s campaign CEO.
- Nov 21, 2016
Today, a coalition of watchdog groups and congressional scholars urged House and Senate leaders from both parties to strengthen ethics rules and address known weaknesses in current rules.
- Nov 21, 2016
Plaintiffs succeed in proving a state legislative redistricting plan is an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander for the first time in 30 years. The case could go to the U.S. Supreme Court to set the legal standard for determining unconstitutional partisan gerrymanders nationwide.
- 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