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Campaign Finance Woes in Connecticut: State Democratic Party, Governor Again Accused of Misusing Funds in 2014 Elections

By: Cris DeBlaise When seeking reelection in 2014, Connecticut incumbent Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy was neck-and-neck in one of the closest gubernatorial races in the country. In a last-minute attempt to garner more support, Malloy and his team spent over … Continue reading

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Toeing the Line: FEC, DOJ, and Coordination Between Super PACs and Candidates

By Staff Writer: Five years ago, the Supreme Court’s decisions in Citizens United v. FEC and Speechnow v. FEC led to the creation of Super PACs, or independent expenditure-only political committees. Super PACs differ from candidate or political party committees … Continue reading

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Dodging Disclosure

How the fight over Minnesota campaign finance disclosure requirements may shape the fate of the state’s marriage amendment  by Stephanie Bitto The Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board’s October clarification of Minnesota campaign finance laws may have quite an … Continue reading

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