“Challenge to FEC’s PAC Disclosure Requirements Rejected by Supreme Court”

Bloomberg News alert: “The Supreme Court May 19 let stand lower court rulings upholding Federal Election Commission rules and procedures for determining when politically active organizations must register and report as federal political action committees ( Free Speech v. FEC, … Continue reading

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Credit Ellen Weintraub for “Max PAC” Moniker

Eliza Newlin Carney, responding to this post, writes: “Max PAC” actually comes from FEC Commissioner Ellen Weintraub. She won the “Next Super PAC” contest organized by the Post’s Matea Gold for The Fix. See here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2014/04/17/announcing-the-winner-of-the-fixs-nextsuperpac-contest/?wprss=rss_campaigns For what it’s worth, … Continue reading

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“Crossroads GPS likely broke election law, FEC staff concluded”

WaPo: The legal staff of the Federal Election Commission concluded in a just-released document that Crossroads GPS, a nonprofit organization backing conservative causes, likely violated campaign finance rules. The law department’s 2012 conclusion, first reported by the Sunlight Foundation on … Continue reading

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