Monthly Archives: February 2010

FEC Coordination Rulemaking Update: Supplemental NPRM Released Seeking Additional Comments

The Federal Election Commission (“FEC”) just released a Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for its pending rulemaking on coordinated communications.  The regulatory line between independent and coordinated speech is critically important in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens … Continue reading

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Express Advocacy – Political Law News Summary

Today’s political law news summary focuses again on steps taken by Congressional Democrats and the White House to respond to the U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. FEC decision. The Christian Science Monitor published an article on yesterday’s U.S. Senate … Continue reading

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Next Up, The House of Representatives On Citizens United

Two House Committees have scheduled hearings to discuss the Citizens United decision and potential legislation designed to limit corporate speech. The Committee on House Administration has schedule a hearing for tomorrow afternoon at 1:00 pm to discuss the issue.  The hearing … 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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