Monthly Archives: August 2015

Some Evidence Hillary Clinton Actually Opposes Citizens United

From the latest document dump, via Dave Levinthal: … Continue reading →

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“Campaign Finance Analysis: Deadlocks Are Only Part of Story at FEC”

Ken Doyle for Bloomberg BNA: Partisan deadlocks at Federal Election Commission have been highlighted as the source of dysfunction at the beleaguered agency, but a new analysis of some of the most controversial matters handled by the FEC shows that … Continue reading →

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“The Donald Trump of the Left; Larry Lessig may have the most distorted views of what the presidency is.”

Seth Masket at Pacific Standard: Overall, Lessig seems to be treating the presidency as a symbol, or simply a bulletin board on which to attach his reform manifesto. The presidency may be those things (and has certainly been used as … Continue reading →

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Activists in Iran pen open letter to Americans on nuclear deal

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Two Preview Talks on “Plutocrats United”

I’ve just approved the final corrections to my Yale University Press book, Plutocrats United: Campaign Money, the Supreme Court, and the Distortion of American Elections due out Jan. 12. (You can preorder at a 28% discount at Amazon.) I’ll be … Continue reading →

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TV Interview with Eric O’Keefe about WI John Doe 2

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“More Than 40 U.S. Senators Call for Disclosure of Corporate Political Spending”

Release: In a letter released today, 44 senators are calling on U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Mary Jo White to act on a rulemaking petition that would require companies to disclose their political spending. Spearheaded by U.S. Sens. … Continue reading →

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“AALS CFP: New Voices In Legislation”

Great opportunity for new Legislation scholars! … Continue reading →

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“Bernie Sanders’s Small-Beer Donors in the Big Money Casino”

NYT editorial. … Continue reading →

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Jessica Levinson Elected President of LA City Ethics Commission

Congratulations to my friend, Loyola law prof Jessica Levinson, elected president of the LA City Ethics Commission. … Continue reading →

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