U.S. House: Letter from CLC et al. Urging Members to Oppose Harmful Riders to the FSGG Appropriations BillMay 23, 2016
Letter from CLC et al. urging members to oppose harmful riders to the Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) fiscal year 2017 appropriations that would hinder the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) ability to protect investors.
‘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.
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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.