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How Washington Receives Information

National Journal published the results of a study examining how Capitol Hill and DC insiders receive their information.  The study, Washington in the Information Age, chronicles the decline of print media and the rise of on-line media as the vehicle … Continue reading

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Happy Saint Patrick’s Day

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Express Advocacy – Political Law News Summary

Here are a few more links discussing Citizens United  and other topics of interest in today’s political law news summary: “Countering the Court”– the Los Angeles Times editorializes that the Congressional Democrats’ current legislative framework designed to chill corporate political speech … Continue reading

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Express Advocacy – Political Law News Summary

Today’s political law news summary focuses on the Obama administration’s lobbying reform efforts and whether the pro-regulation groups are satisfied, and the Federal Election Commission’s (“FEC”) coordinated communications rulemaking. Lobbying Issues The Washington Post published an article over the weekend … Continue reading

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Express Advocacy – Political Law News Summary

Today’s political law news summary focuses on the legislative efforts by Congressional Democrats to protect their incumbents and chill corporate political speech in the wake of Citizens United. “Dems Try To Blunt SCOTUS Decision” – Politico’s headline on the recent … Continue reading

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Express Advocacy – Political Law News Summary

Marc Ambinder published an interesting post reporting that corporate spending on grassroots lobbying and direct lobbying has already eclipsed the election spending by the Democratic and Republican National Committees.  BNA Money & Politics Reports ($) published an article this morning updating … Continue reading

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U.S. Senate Rules Committee Hearing Today On Citizens United Decision

The hearing starts at 10 am and the witness list includes mostly academics.  The Committee may webcast the hearings and the link to the Committee website can be found here.

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Express Advocacy – Political Law News Summary

Today’s news summary looks at two issues – the SpeechNow.org v. FECcase and Justice Samuel Alito’s reaction to the President’s statements about the Citizens United v. FEC decision in his State of the Union speech before Congress last night. SpeechNow.org … Continue reading

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What About The Unions?

The press reports that the Democrats are huddling to design a strategy to protect their incumbents in the wake of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. FEC decision. Politico reports that the White House held meetings with the leaders of … Continue reading

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Express Advocacy – Political Law News Summary

Today’s political law news summary centers on the release of the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United v. FEC. Wall Street Journal on the decision. Wall Street Journal on the impact of the decision and what to expect. CQ Politics … Continue reading

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Citizens United Opinion Released

More to come. UPDATE:  A copy of the Citizens United opinion can be found here.

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Express Advocacy – Political Law News Summary

The news summary this morning centers on the U.S. Supreme Court’s special session scheduled for 10 am.   It is anticipated that the Citizens United v. FEC opinion will be released this morning.  Here are a few articles: New York … Continue reading

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Express Advocacy – Political Law News Summary

The Washington Post published a story about the regulated community reaction to the failure of the U.S. Supreme Court to release an opinion this week in the Citizens United v. FEC case.  The Hill reports that Republicans use social media … Continue reading

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The Daily Caller

Congratulations to the folks at The Daily Caller for a successful launch today.

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BNA Money & Politics Reports ($) published an article on information released at the Council on Government Ethics Laws’ (“GOGEL”) annual conference regarding compliance with federal lobbying disclosure requirements after the enactment of the Honest Leadership and Open Government Act of … Continue reading

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