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    Campaign Finance and Free Speech

    Panelists talked about Supreme Court rulings striking down campaign contribution limits, and how the issue relates to First Amendment free speech rights. Topics included a proposed…

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    Campaign Finance Disclosure

    The Senate Rules and Administration Committee held a hearing on campaign finance law, the first congressional hearing since the U.S. Supreme Court ruling earlier in the month that struck…

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    Future of Campaign Finance

    Donald McGahn and Brenda Wright talked about the future of campaign finance. On April 2, 2014 the Supreme Court delivered its opinion in McCutcheon v. FEC, which focused on campaign…

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    Citizens United Decision and Future Campaign Finance Laws

    Political scholars examined the consequences of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision on recent elections. They also responded to questions…

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    2008 Elections

    Federal Election Commission Chairman Donald McGahn talked about campaign spending reports, public financing of campaigns, and the future of the Federal Election Commission. After he…

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    Federal Election Commission Meeting

    The Federal Election Commission (FEC) met to consider matters including requests for rulings on campaign finance questions from Senators Chris Dodd, David Vitter, and Frank Lautenberg as…

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    Competition For Congress

    Participants talked about the impact of campaign finance reform legislation on the 2004 presidential elections, the political process in general, and forms of issue advocacy. The panel…

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    Campaign Reform Public Hearing, Day 1

    Commissioners heard testimony on campaign finance legislation. The focus of the hearing was independent expenditures by private organizations and individuals, issue advocacy through…

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    FEC Soft Money Regulations

    Participants talked about the potential impact of campaign finance regulations on "soft money' contributions, legal and free speech issues, and the way federal elections officials had…

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    Campaign Finance Reform, Day 1, Morning

    Witnesses testified about the restrictions on “electioneering communications” contained in the McCain-Feingold Act. The Commission was seeking comment on draft rules that…

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    Campaign Reform Act

    Witnesses testified about implementing the Campaign Finance Reform Act of 2002 and how to fashion new federal regulations in order to enforce the statutes. Among the topics they…

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    Republican Legal Issues

    The panelists talked about election reform and the laws affecting election procedures.  The event was held at the National Press Club.

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