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Entries by Fred Wertheimer from 12/2011

FEC Deadlocks on Advisory Opinion Request from American Crossroads, Provides No Support for Crossroads to Run 'Fully Coordinated' Ads

| Posted 12.02.2011 | Politics

In a decision Thursday, the FEC refused approval to the effort by American Crossroads to run ads "fully coordinated" with candidates and have the ads treated as ads that were not coordinated with the candidates.

Teddy Roosevelt and His 1910 "New Nationalism" Speech, A Call to Arms Against Corporate Money in Federal Elections

| Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics

On Tuesday, President Barack Obama traveled to Osawatomie, Kansas to make a major speech on his economic policies. According to today's Washington Po...

Working to Eviscerate the Laws They Are Supposed to Support

| Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

The three Republican Commissioners on the six-member FEC have once again shown their disdain for the nation's campaign finance laws they are supposed ...

Absent IRS Action, Secretly-Funded Political Party Could Decide Outcome Of Presidential Election

| Posted 12.18.2011 | Politics

We have been writing to the IRS for more than a year urging the agency to take action to prevent political groups from misusing the tax laws to hide the donors financing their campaign activities.