On July 22, 2016, the U.S. District Court for the District of Wyoming entered a Consent Order and Judgment whereby the Commission agreed not to enforce the ban on corporate …Read more
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On June 24, 2016, the Commission published a notice of Interim Final Rules to adjust for inflation the civil monetary penalties established under the federal campaign finance statutes administered by …Read more
On August 5, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit affirmed the district court’s decision to dismiss a constitutional challenge to provisions that impose limitations …Read more
Campaigns that receive texted contributions are solely responsible for determining the eligibility of contributors, and must satisfy their responsibilities under the Federal Election Campaign Act (the Act) by employing the …Read more
The Commission determined that two of the eight television advertisements proposed by the American Future Fund (AFF) meet the definition of electioneering communication and one does not, but could not …Read more
Two of 11 advertisements proposed by the nonprofit Free Speech expressly advocate the election or defeat of a federal candidate. Another four of the group’s proposed ads are not express …Read more
A principal campaign committee may use campaign funds to pay a campaign consultant’s legal fees and expenses described in the advisory opinion request because the payment is for a lawful …Read more
A legal defense fund may be established to pay the costs incurred by a Congressional campaign committee in defending against a copyright infringement and misappropriation lawsuit. The monies received and …Read more
The principal campaign committee for a presidential ticket may transfer general election funds to retire debts from the vice presidential nominee’s presidential primary campaign.
Former Senator Joseph Biden was …Read more
The Connecticut Working Families Party (CT WFP) [FN1] satisfies the requirements for state party committee status under the Federal Election Campaign Act (the Act), even though it is not affiliated …Read more
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) may use its recount funds before the general election to pay expenses incurred preparing for possible general election recounts. Additionally, the DSCC may allocate …Read more
Five managers working at Wawa Inc.’s (Wawa) corporate headquarters may be considered members of Wawa’s “executive or administrative personnel,” even though two of them directly supervise only hourly employees, and …Read more