- Jul 6, 2016
The Campaign Legal Center and Democracy 21 today filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission demanding the agency investigate and impose appropriate sanctions on both Priorities USA and Suffolk Construction Company.
- Jun 29, 2016
Donald J. Trump's presidential campaign committee is violating black-letter federal law by sending campaign fundraising emails to foreign nationals. CLC and Democracy 21 file a complaint with the Federal Election Commission.
- Jun 28, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court lets stand a decision upholding the Delaware Elections Disclosure Act, a much-needed law that ensures Delaware voters have access to the information they need to make informed decisions on Election Day.
Groups Urged Members of House Government Reform Committee to Reject Resolution Considered Today to Censure IRS Commissioner KoskinenJun 15, 2016
In a letter sent yesterday afternoon to members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, groups urged the members to vote against a resolution pending before the committee today to censure IRS Commissioner John Koskinen.
Democracy 21 and the Campaign Legal Center Challenge Failure of FEC to Adopt Regulations to Implement Restricted Political Party AccountsMay 27, 2016
Democracy 21 and the Campaign Legal Center sent a letter today to FEC Commissioners challenging the agency’s failure to adopt regulations to implement the restricted national party accounts enacted in December 2014 and warning about the consequences of this failure.
- May 23, 2016
In a letter sent today, reform groups urged members of Congress to oppose all “poison pill” riders, including all campaign finance riders, to the fiscal year 2017 Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) Appropriations bill.
- May 20, 2016
In allowing this case to go to trial, the parties could develop evidence and attempt to develop a workable standard for deciding future partisan gerrymandering challenges in courts across the country
CLC victory for the Public’s Right to Access information about Political Ads Running on Cable, Satellite and RadioMay 13, 2016
WASHINGTON – Beginning June 24, cable, satellite and radio providers will join television broadcasters in posting their public files on the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) online database. The database was initially established in 2012 for television broadcasters. By putting these files online, the public and the media will be able to more easily access information about the political advertisements running on cable, radio and satellite as required by long-standing statute. Included in the political file is information on the rates charged for political advertisements, the times when the ads ran and the sponsors of the ads.
- May 10, 2016
The 5th Circuit’s full panel of judges will hear oral arguments in the case, Veasey v. Abbott, on May 24. The Campaign Legal Center files brief on behalf of plaintiffs Congressman Marc Veasey, LULAC and a group of Texas voters.