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  • Actress Jennifer Lawrence Interviews Official on Campaign Funds
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    Unrig the System Summit, Opening Plenary

    During the opening plenary session of Represent.us’s inaugural Unrig the System Summit, actress Jennifer Lawrence interviewed former Federal Election Commission chair Trevor Potter about…

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  • Electoral Reform
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    Electoral Reform

    Trevor Potter, Bob Shrum, Leslee Sherrill, and others talked about potential electoral reform, including the Electoral College, redistricting, and voting rights.

    1,530 views
  • Campaign Finance Regulation
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    Campaign Finance Regulation

    Panelists talked about the complexities and transparency issues associated with campaign financing. They focused on outside funding of campaigns since the Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United v.…

    386 views
  • Campaign Finance Laws and Disclosure
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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 down…

    5,714 views
  • Corporate Money and Elections
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    Corporate Money and Elections

    Panelists compared the amount of corporate and union spending in the 2012 elections with prior election cycles following the Supreme Court’s decision on Citizens United v. Federal Election…

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  • Impact of emCitizens United v FECem
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    Impact of Citizens United v. FEC

    Law professors and political scholars analyzed the impact of the Supreme Court’s ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. The 5-4 ruling from January 2010 eliminated…

    1,061 views
  • Lobbying Reform
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    Lobbying Reform

    Representatives of seven government watchdog organizations outlined a proposal for a lobbying reform package that would address the failures that made the recent scandal involving lobbyist…

    68 views
  • 2004 Campaign Finance Practices
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    2004 Campaign Finance Practices

    Panelists participated in a forum discussion of the politics of campaign finance laws. They addressed the McCain-Feingold campaign finance law, as well as its predecessors. They talked about how campaign finance laws…

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  • Federal Election Commission Oversight
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    Federal Election Commission Oversight

    Three panels appeared before the Senate Rules Committee to address concerns over enforcement of campaign finance law. Senators McCain and Feingold testified on what they see as an unwillingness of the…

    110 views
  • Political Campaign Regulations Day 2 Part 1
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    Political Campaign Regulations, Day 2 Part 1

    On the second day of public hearings regarding proposed regulation of “527” political groups the Federal Election Commission heard testimony from representatives of groups expressing their…

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  • Campaign Finance Law  Case
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    Campaign Finance Law Case

    Judge Starr, attorney for Senator Mitch McConnell, and Mr. Potter, attorney for Senators McCain and Feingold, talked about the U.S. Supreme Court case McConnell v. Federal Election…

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  • Campaign Finance Reform
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    Campaign Finance Reform

    Attorneys talked about their efforts to persuade the federal courts to strike down federal campaign finance reform legislation and a potential hearing by the U.S. Supreme court on the…

    37 views