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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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  • 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.…

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  • 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…

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  • SuperPacs in the 2012 Election
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    SuperPacs in the 2012 Election

    Bill Burton and Trevor Potter spoke about the influence of super political action committees (SuperPACs) in the 2012 election. Trevor Potter, general counsel for Senator McCain’s 2000 and 2008 presidential…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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 Decision
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    Campaign Finance Law Decision

    Attorneys and analysts talked about the Supreme Court case McConnell v. FEC and the court’s decision to uphold a campaign finance reform law. They talked about the opinions of the justices,…

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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…

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  • Campaign Finance Policy Challenge
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    Campaign Finance Policy Challenge

    Participants talked to reporters about their complaint filed with the Federal Election Commission charging that Republican and Democratic Parties were trying to circumvent new legislation banning the…

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  • Campaign Finance Reform
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    Campaign Finance Reform

    The panelists discussed the politics and constitutional issues surrounding campaign finance legislation. They answered questions from members of the audience.

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  • Enforcing Finance Laws
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    Enforcing Finance Laws

    The panelists discussed problems in enforcing campaign finance laws. Ms. Avila gave a local perspective on problems with policing politicians. After their prepared remarks panelists took…

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  • Campaign Finance Conference
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    Campaign Finance Conference

    The panelists discussed public funding and private funding in state campaigns. They talked about how the source of campaign finances affects the shaping of public policy.

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  • Limiting PAC Contributions
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    Limiting PAC Contributions

    Public Citizen hosted this discussion on campaign finance reform. Panelists debated limiting campaign contributions from political action committees to political parties. The panelists also…

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  • Campaign Finance Reform
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    Campaign Finance Reform

    Political experts, voter education activists and others reviewed the spending in the November election and to propose new approaches to funding political campaigns. The focus was on the large increase…

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  • Campaign Finance Reform
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    Campaign Finance Reform

    Panelists discussed the possibilities for federal campaign reform in the near future. They examined several proposals, including eliminating political action committees and restricting out…

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  • Washington Monday Journal
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    Washington Monday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers, interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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  • Federal Election Audit
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    Federal Election Audit

    Officials discussed the Federal Elections Commission 1992 presidential election audit. They reviewed changes which have resulted in more efficient FEC operation and talked about…

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