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Alec Stand Your Ground

Amanda Terkel

Ted Cruz To ALEC: 'Stand Your Ground' Against Dick Durbin

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Thursday strongly defended the conservative American Legislative Exchange Council, telling attendees of the g...

Amanda Terkel

ALEC Weighs Bill That Would Erode 17th Amendment

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The conservative American Legislative Exchange Council is wading back into election issues, as it considers supporting a bill that would...

Walmart Makes Big Decision On ALEC

Reuters | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics

By Jessica Wohl ROGERS, Ark., May 31 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc , the world's No. 1 retailer and the biggest sell...

Amanda Terkel

ALEC Has Special Exemption In South Carolina's Lobbying Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In recent weeks, the world of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has been turned inside out, as progressives have raised a...

Congressional Candidate: ALEC Is 'Part Of The Problem'

Goose Creek Patch | Greg Hambrick | Posted 06.24.2012 | Politics

S.C. legislators are calling for their co-workers in the state's General Assembly to distance themselves from the American Legislative Exchange Counci...

Dan Froomkin

Corporate Lobby Group Retreats Under Pressure

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The American Legislative Exchange Council, the controversial corporate-sponsored lobbying group whose push for "stand your ground" gun l...

Corporations Learn That ALEC Is Bad for Business

Michael Keegan | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics
Michael Keegan

After years of working behind the scenes, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is being noticed by more and more Americans, and the public doesn't much like what it sees.