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Supplemental Letter Brief Concerning Justice, et al. v. Hosemann, et al.

As requested by this Court on August 13, 2014, Amicus curiae Center for Competitive Politics submits this supplemental letter brief addressing the impact of Catholic Leadership Coal. of Texas v. Reisman, 13-50582 (5th Cir. Aug. 12, 2014) on the above-reference case. Catholic Leadership is of limited help in deciding this appeal. But its general approach, [...]

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Wall Street Journal: Political Speech, Limited Time Offer (In the News)

Wall Street Journal: Political Speech, Limited Time Offer (In the News)

Editorial Floridians Paul Jost and his wife Laura Holmes each want to donate the full $5,200 to candidates but are capped by the $2,600 ceiling because their contributions did not come until after the end of the primary election. Mr. Jost wants to donate $5,200 to Republican Mariannette Miller-Meeks against Democratic Rep. David Loebsack in [...]

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Testimony of David Keating to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Solutions for Preventing a Future IRS Scandal

Statement of David Keating President, Center for Competitive Politics on “IRS Abuses: Ensuring that Targeting Never Happens Again” Before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform United States House of Representatives July 30, 2014 Mr. Chairman and members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to testify on behalf of the Center for Competitive [...]

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Testimony of Bradley A. Smith to the Senate Rules and Administration Committee on the DISCLOSE Act of 2014

Testimony of Bradley A. Smith to the Senate Rules and Administration Committee on the DISCLOSE Act of 2014

Testimony of Bradley A. Smith Chairman, Center for Competitive Politics, Alexandria, Virginia Visiting Judge John T. Copenhaver, Jr. Chair of Law, West Virginia University Before the Committee on Rules and Administration United States Senate July 23, 2014 Mr. Chairman and members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to present my view at this [...]

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Amending the First Amendment: Absurd rhetoric and patent falsehoods (Video)

Amending the First Amendment: Absurd rhetoric and patent falsehoods (Video)

Patent falsehoods? Absurd rhetoric? These are hallmarks of those who are trying to convince Americans that we need to amend the First Amendment so that politicians can decide what limits they can impose on our right to associate and speak about politics. We’re not the ones claiming that this amendment is necessary to overturn a [...]

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