The Stakes in the McCutcheon Case to be Argued Tomorrow in Supreme Court

Statement by Democracy 21 President Fred Wertheimer At stake in the McCutcheon case to be argued tomorrow before the Supreme Court is the question of whether individual donors will again be allowed to make $1 million contributions to political parties and $2 million contributions to support federal candidates, and whether federal officeholders will again be …

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Affidavits in McConnell Case Document Need to Limit Large Contributions at Stake in Case Brought by McCutcheon, RNC

                                                          By Fred Wertheimer, President Democracy 21 On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission. The case was brought by Shaun McCutcheon and the Republican National Committee and it challenges the constitutionality of the overall limits on the total amount an individual donor can contribute to all party …

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Responses to Arguments Made by McCutcheon and RNC in McCutcheon Case

Responses to Arguments Made by McCutcheon and RNC in Supreme Court Campaign Finance Case  By Democracy 21 President Fred Wertheimer and Democracy 21 Counsel Don Simon On October 8, the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission. The case was brought by Shaun McCutcheon and the Republican National Committee and …

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The McCutcheon Case: Chief Justice Roberts and His Past Record on Contribution Limits

The McCutcheon Case: Chief Justice Roberts and His Past Record on Contribution Limits By Fred Wertheimer– President, Democracy 21 On October 8, the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission. The case brought by Shaun McCutcheon and the Republican National Committee  challenges the constitutionality of the overall contribution limits on …

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Democracy 21 Fact Sheet on McCutcheon Supreme Court Case

What Would Happen if the Supreme Court Struck Down Overall Limits on Contributions? The fact sheet shows why the overall contribution limits are essential to protecting our democracy against corruption. For almost four decades, the Supreme Court has repeatedly held that federal contributions can be constitutionally limited to protect against corruption and the appearance of …

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