“Texas: 5th Circuit rules that churches can start recalls and form super PACs to launch recalls”

Recall Elections Blog: The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that churches and other nonprofits are allowed to lead an effort to recall an official and form a super PAC (where they would pool their money, but not coordinate with … Continue reading

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“IRS Appears Headed Toward New Rules that Will Continue to License Secret Contributions in Federal Elections”

Fred Wertheimer: IRS Commissioner John Koskinen appears to be headed toward issuing new IRS regulations that will continue to license section 501(c)(4) groups to improperly launder massive amounts of secret contributions into federal elections. In testimony before the Senate Judiciary … Continue reading

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“Key state lawmakers renew calls to overhaul elections board”

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: Key Assembly Republicans renewed their call Friday for overhauling the state’s elections and ethics board after The Wall Street Journal reported the agency had been in touch with the Internal Revenue Service as it investigated conservative groups. MORE … Continue reading

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“GOP Lawmakers Seek to Jump-Start Long-Running IRS Investigation; Concerns raised at House hearing about possible IRS wrongdoing during congressional probe”

WSJ: The new Republican-controlled Congress is trying to pump fresh life into a long-running probe of alleged targeting of conservative groups by the Internal Revenue Service. Seeking to jump-start the stalled inquiry, GOP lawmakers raised concerns at a House hearing … Continue reading

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