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Supreme Court strikes down aggregate FEC limit on campaign contributions

April 2nd, 2014

The Supreme Court ruled today that the aggregate ban on federal campaign contributions is unconstitutional. Prior to today’s ruling, an individual was restricted to donating up to $123,200 to p…

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FEC in the News: McCutcheon v. FEC

October 8th, 2013

The Supreme Court will begin hearing oral arguments today on a definitive campaign finance case: McCutcheon v. FEC. The lead plaintiff in the case, Alabama businessman Shaun McCutcheon argues that the…

Keywords: FEC, Supreme, Court, McCutcheon

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FEC approves joint contributions from same-sex couples

July 25th, 2013

The Federal Election Commission voted unanimously today to treat political contributions from legally married same-sex couples the same as heterosexual married couples. Under current FEC rules, marri…

Keywords: DOMA, FEC, joint, contribution

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FEC News Round Up

July 8th, 2013

Several items on the Federal Election Commission’s agenda have been brought up in the news this week. Republicans currently have a temporary majority at the FEC and could vote this week to stop…

Keywords: DOJ, FEC, political, campaigns

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