En Banc 5th Circuit, on a Vote of 12-2, with One of Trump’s Appointees Issuing a Blistering Dissent, Denies Rehearing to Consider Challenge to Austin’s $350 Contribution Limit

Via How Appealing comes news of this vote to deny rehearing en banc in Zimmerman v. City of Austin. The vote is not all that surprising given that since Randall v. Sorrell, courts generally have not struck down campaign finance limits … Continue reading

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“Public Support for Campaign Finance Reform: The Role of Policy Narratives, Cultural Predispositions, and Political Knowledge in Collective Policy Preference Formation”

Paul D. Jorgensen , Geoboo Song, and  Michael D. Jones have writen this article for Social Science Quarterly. Here is the abstract: Objective We use the variation in public support for campaign finance reform (CFR) to determine factors important to collective policy preference formation. … Continue reading

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“Philadelphia-Area Political Consultant Charged in Superseding Indictment With Obstructing Investigation of Federal Election Commission”

DOJ Release: A federal grand jury sitting in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania returned a superseding indictment today adding charges in a pending criminal case against a Philadelphia-area political consultant, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General John P. Cronan of the … Continue reading

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