Campaign Finance/Fair Elections
Transparency v. free speech
Great column from Eliza Newlin Carney this week on disclosure. Anonymity as First Amendment is "an argument that flies in the face of common sense, public opinion and legal precedent."
McComish, the Supreme Court and the Fiesta Bowl Scandal
Doug Kendall writes on the connection between the U.S. Supreme Court case McComish v. Bennett and what’s currently going on in Arizona with the Fiesta Bowl scandal.
Bright and early this morning President Obama launched his re-election campaign: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f-VZLvVF1FQ.
Campaign finance reform and the Supreme Court
First off, with the McComish arguments scheduled for Monday, I wanted to remind folks of this great editorial memo from the Campaign Legal Center: http://clcblog.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=415:supreme-court-challenge-to-arizona-clean-elections-act-could-have-national-implicatio