McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission

On a press call tomorrow at 11:00 AM EST, Demos, a national public policy organization, will release new data with U.S. PIRG quantifying the dollar impact of striking down aggregate contribution limits in McCutcheon v. FEC. This data will also show the percentage of all donations that came from...
10/03/2013
Press Release
The New York Times recently published a great piece on fundraising by freshmen congressmen/women on the highly-coveted House Financial Services Committee. It included this surprisingly frank statement from an industry lobbyist: “It is almost like investing in a first-round draft pick for the N.B....
08/20/2013
Blog
Jeffrey Toobin is up with a piece today, “Another Citizens United – But Worse,” about the Supreme Court’s next money in politics case.  In McCutcheon v. FEC, slated for oral argument in October, appellants challenge contribution limits on the total amount of money one individual can transfer...
07/31/2013
Blog
Are we ready for the next Citizens United? Can our democracy, and Americans’ faith in government, take another body blow from the Supreme Court? An unprecedented group of organizations with nearly 10 million members and supporters—representing small businesses, working families, young people,...
07/25/2013
Blog
This brief is filed on behalf of amici curiae Communications Workers of America, Greenpeace, NAACP, Sierra Club, the American Federation of Teachers, Main Street Alliance, OurTime.org, People for the American Way Foundation, Rock the Vote, U.S.PIRG, the Working Families Organization, and Dēmos....
07/25/2013
Publication
Washington, D.C. – A coalition of membership groups with more than 9.4 million members and supporters has filed an amicus brief today urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold “aggregate” federal campaign contribution limits and avoid dealing the integrity of our democracy another blow like Citizens...
07/24/2013
Press Release
The U.S. Supreme Court announced Tuesday that next term it will hear McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, a challenge to limits on the amount of money that a single person may contribute to all federal candidates and parties over a two-year election cycle, known as aggregate...
02/21/2013
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