Monthly Archives: June 2017

Centering Grassroots Activists from Marginalized Communities: a Framework for Inclusion in the Money in Politics Community

Free Speech for People and Demos are actively creating a space for trans and queer activists to talk about how big money affects their advocacy, as well as Centering Marginalized Communities: A Framework for Intersectional Money in Politics Events, a framework for similar public discussions that center voices and communities marginalized by systems of oppression. More »

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New development in the lawsuit that could end Super PACs

On Thursday, June 22, we took the next step in Lieu v. FEC, the lawsuit that could end super PACs, by directly challenging in federal court the Federal Election Commission’s refusal to enforce federal contribution limits against super PACs. More »

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Federal Election Commissioner: FEC Must “Respond Forcefully” to Foreign Election Interference

Federal Election Commissioner Ellen Weintraub today told her fellow Commissioners that the FEC must “respond forcefully” to reports of foreign attempts to influence the 2016 election. As she explained, “This is an all-hands-on-deck moment for our democracy.” More »

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