The campaign finance legal landscape has changed a lot in the last few years. But how? A new report from Daniel Tokaji and Renata Strause at The Ohio State University’s Election Law @ Moritz provides an excellent overview.Continue reading
What does Kerrey bring to the Nebraska race? Ka-ching!
For the latest proof of the importance of money in politics, look no further than the Wednesday decision by Bob... View ArticleContinue reading
Two groups oppose soliciting for Super PAC scheme
Bob Kerrey and Warren Rudman, two former U.S. Senators who are now co-chairs of Americans for Campaign Reform, gave testimony almost a decade ago documenting how raising big soft money donations to political parties had a corrupting effect on lawmakers. The see a similar corrupting effect should the Federal Election Commission rule that federal candidates and party officials can raise unlimited contributions from any source for Super PACs. The Campaign Legal Center agrees, arguing that candidates for federal office and party committee officials are barred from raising funds not subject to the limits of the Federal Election Campaign Act ...