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Restore Our Future, a so-called super PAC formed to support the presidential bid of Mitt Romney, recently reported receiving a one million dollar contribution from a company, which has caused a stir. It's not the size of the contribution that caught everyone's attention since super PACs can legally accept unlimited contributions even from corporate contributors as a result 2010 court decisions. Rather, campaign finance reformers are crying foul based on the lack of disclosure of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2011 at The ActBlue Blog
It's become a recurring theme that, in some states, the laws intended to protect our democracy from the harms of corruption inappropriately get applied to the work we do. Most often, it happens because someone might not be aware of the ways in which ActBlue amplifies the voices of so many of you to make campaign finance—and politics—work for the people, not just the entitled few. We sometimes get lumped in with all of the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2011 at The ActBlue Blog
Five conservative justices on the Supreme Court appear poised once again to strike down a law favored by the campaign finance reform community. Late last month, the Court heard oral arguments in the case McComish v. Bennett, which involves the matching funds provision of Arizona's public financing program, a measure intended to protect participating candidates from the threat of being outspent by privately funded opponents. The provision is in many ways similar to the federal... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2011 at The ActBlue Blog
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