Huffington Post: Awash In Secret Donations, Republicans Reverse Support For Campaign Finance Disclosure

The Huffington Post Awash In Secret Donations, Republicans Reverse Support For Campaign Finance Disclosure Paul Blumenthal August 30, 2012 WASHINGTON — Outside of the Tampa Bay Times Forum, where the Republican convention is taking place, independent conservative groups huddle in strategy sessions and hold laudatory events for some of their mega-donors, at least those who …

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Fred Wertheimer Press Briefing Remarks On New Proposal to Boost the Power of Small Donors in Federal Elections

Teleconference Press Briefing by the Brennan Center and Democracy 21 to Release New Proposal to Boost the Power of Small Donors in Federal Elections post-Citizens United Remarks of Democracy 21 President Fred Wertheimer The Report and proposal being released today by the Brennan Center and Democracy 21 is based on the proposition that citizens are …

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ProPublica: How Nonprofits Spend Millions on Elections and Call it Public Welfare

Enclosed for your information is a report by Kim Barker published in ProPublica on August 19, 2012, entitled, “How Nonprofits Spend Millions on Elections and Call it Public Welfare.” The report states: An investigation by ProPublica, drawing on documents filed with the Internal Revenue Service and the Federal Election Commission, offers the most detailed picture …

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