Author Archives: Ron Fein

Postpone Gorsuch Hearings Until Russia Investigation Complete

We call upon the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee to postpone the confirmation hearings for Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court until the questions of Russian interference in the election, and potential Trump campaign coordination or collusion, have … More »

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FSFP Urges NY Attorney General & Acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York to Investigate Allegations of Corruption Involving President Trump, Trump Organization

Free Speech For People called on the Attorney General of New York and the Acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York (the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan) to investigate serious allegations of potential corruption involving President Trump and the Trump Organization. More »

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Connecticut Moves Forward with Challenges to Super PACs and Foreign-Influenced Corporate Political Spending

The movement to push back against Citizens United took another step forward today. As we’ve written elsewhere, two particular threats to democracy can be tackled even while Citizens United stands and no matter who is confirmed as the next Supreme Court Justice. More »

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New Voices in Cambridge

On Monday night, I had the privilege to again speak before a committee of the Cambridge (Massachusetts) City Council that is considering public financing for city council elections. Because city councilors all run citywide, the typical cost of a successful … More »

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Big money strikes again in Montana

On Tuesday, the federal district judge in the Lair v. Motl case struck down Montana’s campaign contribution limits (passed by the voters through a 1994 ballot initiative) as “too low.” More »

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