Quarterly fundraising reports for federal candidates, covering the period from January 1 to March 31, were due at the Federal Elections Commission on Monday night. Below is our list of fundraising numbers for House candidates in keyShow More Summary
(John Hinderaker) The Associated Press tabulates Federal Election Commission findings, and finds that Democrats have opened up a big advantage among outside groups: Deep-pocketed donors are turning over multimillion-dollar checks toShow More Summary
In the latest fallout from the Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision, the United States District Court for the District of Delaware has issued an order granting a preliminary injunction, enjoining the state of Delaware from enforcing Delaware Election Code Sections 8002(10), 8002(27) and 8031, which requires certain disclosures......
On this week’s Political Scene podcast, Jeffrey Toobin and Ryan Lizza join host Amelia Lester to discuss the Supreme Court’s recent decision in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, which removed a limit on the total amount of money a donor can give to multiple candidates in one election cycle. Show More Summary
The case Shaun McCutcheon - a chief executive and political financier - brought against the Federal Election Commission has ushered in a new era of political spending
Democrats are hyperventilating over a U. S. Supreme Court ruling on April 2, McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi claims the ruling will turn politics into a “money war.” Sorry, that happenedShow More Summary
The recent Supreme Court decision over-ruling some Federal Election Commission restrictions on political campaign contributions has provoked angry reactions on the left. That is what often happens whenever the High Court rules that the...Show More Summary
There has been much coverage of last week’s Supreme Court decision on campaign finance (McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission), most of it negative (insert shocked surprise here) given that it will provide more opportunities for the wealthy to shape public policy. As Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) observes: “It is far too often the case in […]
Money talks. Democracy goes silent. Yesterday’s 5-4 Supreme Court ruling in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission represents another step toward the complete capture of our political process by moneyed interests. In a blisteringShow More Summary
The Supreme Court's decision last week in McCutcheon v Federal Election Commission, eliminating the total limit that an individual can contribute in an election cycle to candidates and party committees, amounts to a shot of adrenalin to American democracy.
The 5-4 Supreme Court ruling in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission represents another step toward the complete capture of our political process by moneyed interests. In a blistering dissent, which he took the unusual step of delivering...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- On April Fool's day, the Supreme Court showed the country its complete lack of irony with a 5-4 decision to bring back the segregation laws of the pre-1950s. In the case of McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, the...Show More Summary
JAMES TARANTO: Welcome to the Collective: Justice Breyer turns the First Amendment on its head. In his plurality opinion in yesterday’s free-speech case, McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, Chief Justice John Roberts notes anShow More Summary
Fresh off a Supreme Court ruling in the case of McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, a ruling which struck down overall limits on campaign contributions, the hypocrisy of the Democrat party in New York has been on full display. Sean Eldridge, a
Justice John Roberts, in his decision for the majority in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, said that there was a difference between the “quid pro quo corruption” of someone buying off a politician and “the general gratitude...Show More Summary
See No Evil, Hear No Evil... By Adam Crowther, Taylor Lincoln, and Lisa Gilbert In January, Public Citizen issued two reports that looked at the possible outcomes of the U.S. Supreme Court case McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission. Show More Summary
Jeffrey Toobin has been keeping track. “McCutcheon” is nothing compared to what’s coming next. If you think that the Supreme Court’s decision today in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission was bad, just wait: worse may be on the way. The issue before the Court was fairly narrow, even a little obscure. Congress bars individuals from […]
The Supreme Court ruled today to eliminate the caps on total federal campaign contributions from individuals. The vote was the very familiar 5-4 margin: Wednesday’s decision in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission…did not affect familiar base limits on contributions from
If you think that the Supreme Court’s decision today in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission was bad, just wait: worse may be on the way. The issue before the Court was fairly narrow, even a little obscure. Congress bars individuals from contributing more than fifty-two hundred dollars to any candidate for federal office in any election cycle. Show More Summary
Today’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission strikes a devastating blow at the very foundation of our democracy.