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Entries by Fred Wertheimer from 11/2011

A Challenge to Americans Elect to Comply With Tax Laws and Campaign Finance Disclosure Laws

| Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics

Americans Elect is an organization whose stated goal is "to nominate a presidential ticket that answers directly to voters -- not the political syste...

Public Funds Accepted by Republican Party to Finance their National Nominating Convention

| Posted 11.11.2011 | Politics

It is more than ironic that at the same time Republican leaders in Congress are trying to kill the public financing system, the Republican party is happy to ask for and accept public funds to finance its own political activities.

Where Is George Orwell When We Need Him?

| Posted 11.11.2011 | Politics

American Crossroads and the FEC are living in fantasy land and neither the FEC regulation nor the American Crossroads Advisory Opinion Request can stand the light of day.

Orwellian Attempt by Rove-backed Group to Have FEC Declare Coordinated Ads Uncoordinated

| Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

On October 28, 2011, American Crossroads, a federally registered political committee backed by Republican political operative Karl Rove, submitted an ...

Vehicles Designed to Launder

| Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

According to this New York Times editorial, For the first time, this campaign will be dominated by political action committees that exist solely to pr...