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Changes

Welcome to Campaign Finance Blog, formerly known as Express Advocacy.  The reason for the change is simple.  The primary purpose of this blog is to discuss federal campaign finance developments and topics and the new name now reflects this focus.  The … Continue reading

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Light Blogging Through Labor Day

As a result of my work and vacation schedule, I will be posting periodically as events warrant.  Please check back regularly after Labor Day.  Some of the issues I will be monitoring over the next couple of weeks include new … Continue reading

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Catching Up

I am diligently working to catch up on publishing posts and intend to devote some time over the next couple of days to make Express Advocacy current on the issues I discuss on this website.  Thank you for your patience.

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Web Video vs. TV

The New York Times published an article discussing the use of web video to supplement, not replace, television advertising campaigns.  One PR executive interviewed in the article states, “there’s a synergy and not a cannibalization.”

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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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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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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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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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