U.S. House: Letter from CLC et al. to House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Opposing Censure of IRS Commissioner John KoskinenJun 14, 2016
Letter from reform groups to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee opposing censure of IRS Commissioner John Koskinen. The organizations include Democracy 21, Americans for Democratic Action, Campaign Legal Center, Center for Media and Democracy, Common Cause, CREW, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, Issue One, National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund, Money Out! People In!, National Organization of Women, People For the American Way, Public Citizen and Small Planet Institute.
‘Follow the Money’: Courts, Corruption, and the Future of American Elections—Trevor Potter's Remarks to the 16th Annual Goldstone Forum at the University of PennsylvaniaApr 22, 2016Trevor Potter
On April 21, 2016, CLC President Trevor Potter delivered the keynote lecture at the 16th Annual Goldstone Forum at the University of Pennsylvania. His remarks, titled “‘Follow the Money’: Courts, Corruption, and the Future of American Elections” discussed how three decades of shifting Supreme Court precedent on campaign finance, along with gridlock and dysfunction in Congress and regulatory agencies, has led to an unprecedented explosion of the role played by wealthy special interests in the 2016 elections.
Use the link below to read the full text of the lecture.
IRS: Letter from CLC & Democracy 21 regarding the Decision to Grant Crossroads GPS “Social Welfare Status”Mar 3, 2016
Campaign Legal Center joined Democracy 21 in a letter sent today to the Internal Revenue Service Commissioner, criticizing the IRS’ decision made without explanation to grant recognition to Crossroads GPS as a “social welfare” organization under section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code.
White House: Letter from CLC et al. Urging President Obama to Reject Campaign Finance Riders in Appropriation BillsSep 30, 2015CLC Staff
The Campaign Legal Center and other groups wrote to President Obama urging him to reject all riders and to insist that clean FY 2016 appropriations legislation is sent to him for his signature.