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Entries by Fred Wertheimer from 06/2011

Federal Judge's "New" Misguided Decision to Overturn the Ban on Corporate Contributions

| Posted 06.08.2011 | Politics

Judge Cacheris's idea that the Citizens United decision somehow "silently" overruled the Beaumont decision upholding the constitutionality of the corporate contribution ban is meritless.

A Misguided Supreme Court Decision on Arizona Public Financing Law

| Posted 06.28.2011 | Politics

"Trigger funds" provisions like those in the Arizona law do not restrict the speech of any candidate or group and are a sensible feature of a public financing system.

Supreme Court Denies Review of Decision Upholding Constitutionality of Public Financing Law

| Posted 06.28.2011 | Politics

The Supreme Court today denied a request for the Court to review the decision by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in Green Party v. Lenge that uphe...

FEC Rules Against Unlimited Contributions for Super PACs

| Posted 06.30.2011 | Politics

The clear and unanimous ruling by the FEC today should put an end to any talk of federal candidates and officeholders, and national party officials soliciting unlimited contributions for Super PACs.