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New filing in the case that could end super PACs

Today, we filed a petition for initial hearing en banc in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in Lieu v. Federal Election Commission, the case that could end super PACs. The goal of the Lieu litigation is to give … More »

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New Brief in the Case that Could End Super PACs

On Wednesday night, we filed our brief responding to the Federal Election Commission’s motion to dismiss in Lieu v. FEC, the case that could end super PACs. As explained in more detail here, we filed this lawsuit on behalf of a bipartisan coalition … More »

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Federal Election Commission Responds to the Case that Could End Super PACs

On Friday, January 13, the Federal Election Commission filed its response in the federal lawsuit that could end super PACs. This case seeks the reversal of the 2010 lower federal court ruling in SpeechNow.org v. FEC, which unleashed super PAC spending in US elections, and which is vulnerable to being overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court. More »

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2016 in Review: Working Towards A Brighter Democracy

We’re proud to share all that we have accomplished together in 2016, from victories at the state and local level to expand the movement for a constitutional amendment, to a campaign to end super PACs and amplify our legal advocacy efforts. Click to read more. More »

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