Watchdog Groups Send More Information to DOJ to Support Request for Investigation of Bush Super PAC Scheme

In a letter sent today to Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Democracy 21, joined by the Campaign Legal Center, cited the recent formal appointment of Mike Murphy to head the Rise to Rise Super PAC as further evidence of the need for a Justice Department investigation into the Bush Super PAC scheme.  The two groups previously …

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Democracy 21 and Campaign Legal Center Provide DOJ with Precedent to Support May 27th Request for Investigation of Bush Super PAC Scheme

In a letter sent today to the Justice Department, Democracy 21, joined by the Campaign Legal Center, provided the Department with precedent to support the request the groups made in a May 27th letter calling on the Department to investigate potential campaign finance violations involving Jeb Bush’s Super PAC scheme. The groups are also monitoring other presidential campaigns …

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Watchdog Groups Urge DOJ to Name Special Outside Counsel to Investigate Legality of Bush Super PAC Scheme

Democracy 21, joined by the Campaign Legal Center, today called on the Justice Department to investigate whether former Governor Jeb Bush and his associated Super PAC, the Right to Rise Super PAC, are engaged in knowing and willful violations of the campaign finance laws. The groups also requested Attorney General Loretta Lynch to exercise her …

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Reform Groups Call on Justice Dept to Enforce Campaign Finance Laws in 2016 Election

In a letter sent today to the Justice Department, Democracy 21, joined by the Campaign Legal Center, applauded the Justice Department’s recent action to enforce the coordination standard in the campaign finance laws and emphasized how important it is for the Department to play an active role in enforcing the campaign finance laws in the …

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“Straw Company” Complaints to FEC & DOJ Supplemented With Additional Information Regarding Funder & FreedomWorks’ Role

Today, Democracy 21 joined the Campaign Legal Center in supplementing complaints to the Federal Election Commission (FEC) and Department of Justice (DOJ) regarding possible violations of campaign finance law by two companies seemingly created for the purpose of funneling $12 million to the Super PAC FreedomWorks for America while hiding the identity of the donor.  …

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Democracy 21 Submits Additional Information to Justice Department Regarding Requests to Investigate Coordination by Super PACs with Santorum and Obama Campaigns

In a letter sent today, Democracy 21 provided additional information to the Justice Department in support of the organization’s earlier calls for an investigation to determine whether the candidate-specific Super PACs supporting the Santorum and Obama campaigns are coordinating with the Santorum and Obama campaigns in violation of the campaign finance laws. According to the …

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Democracy 21 Calls on Justice Department to Investigate Whether Candidate-Specific Super PAC Supporting Santorum Is Engaged in Campaign Finance Violations

In a letter sent today to Attorney General Eric Holder, Democracy 21 President Fred Wertheimer called for an investigation by the Justice Department “into whether a candidate-specific Super PAC supporting former Senator Rick Santorum is engaged in violations of the campaign finance laws.” The letter states that the Justice Department has “has the jurisdiction and …

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Democracy 21 Calls on Justice Department to Investigate Whether Super PACs Supporting Obama and Romney are Engaged in Massive Campaign Finance Violations

In a letter sent today to Attorney General Eric Holder, Democracy 21 President Fred Wertheimer requested an investigation “by the Justice Department into whether the candidate-specific Super PACs associated with President Obama and presidential candidate Mitt Romney are engaged in massive violations of the campaign finance laws.” “Democracy 21 believes that the Super PACs supporting …

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Democracy 21 Sent Letter to Attorney General Today to Supplement January 10th Letter that Raised Serious Questions about the Legality of the Presidential Candidate-Specific Super PACs

Democracy 21 President Fred Wertheimer Report sent by Democracy 21 to the Attorney General that raised serious questions about the legality of five leading presidential candidate-specific Super PACs. Today’s letter was sent “to supplement the information contained in the Report and to provide information on a sixth candidate-specific Super PAC, the Red, White and Blue …

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