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DEBATES

Contributions for

League of Women Voters v. FEC
Perot '96 and Natural Law Party v. FEC and the Commission on Presidential Debates

Commission's debate regulations challenged

Becker v. FEC
Buchanan v FEC (00-1775)  
Clark v. FEC and the Commission on Presidential Debates
Committee for a Unified Independent Party v. FEC
Hagelin, John, et al. v. FEC
Nader v. FEC
Natural Law Party of the United States of America v. FEC
Perot '96 v. FEC (98-1022)
Perot '96 and Natural Law Party v. FEC and the Commission on Presidential Debates

See also:

Koczak v. FEC

  

DEBTS

Failure to report

NCPAC v. FEC
Populist Party: FEC v. (88-0127)

Liability for payment
See:   LIABILITY

 

DELEGATES

Freedom Republicans v. FEC
National Right to Work Committee v. FEC (84-2955)

 

DISCLAIMER NOTICES
See:   AUTHORIZATION/DISCLAIMER NOTICES

 

DISCLOSURE
See:   AUTHORIZATION/DISCLAIMER NOTICES; BEST EFFORTS; RECORDKEEPING; REPORTING

 

DRAFT COMMITTEES

Citizens for Democratic Alternatives in 1980: FEC v.
Kennedy, Florida for: FEC v.
Machinists Non-Partisan Political League: FEC v.

 

DUAL CANDIDACY

Boulter v. FEC
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EARMARKED CONTRIBUTIONS

America's PAC: FEC v.
Common Cause v. FEC
(89-0524) and (91-2914)
Harman, Friends of Jane: FEC v.
National Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee: FEC v.
(90-2055) and (93-1612)
Toledano: FEC v. (01-56762)


ELECTION

Definition of

Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee v. FEC (93-1321)
Hopfmann v. FEC
 

ELECTIONEERING COMMUNICATIONS

Definition challenged as unconstitutional

Christian Civic League of Maine, Inc. v. FEC
Hawaii Right to Life, Inc. v. FEC (1:02CV02313)
McConnell v. FEC
Shays and Meehan v. FEC (1:02CV01984)
Wisconsin Right to Life v. FEC
 

ENFORCEMENT

Complaints: expedited FEC action sought

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee v. FEC
(84-3352) and (96-0764)
Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee v. FEC (96-2184)
DNC v. FEC (96-2506)
Durkin for US Senate v. FEC
National Republican Congressional Committee v. FEC (96-2295)
National Right to Work Committee v. FEC (84-2955)
Perot '96 and Natural Law Party v. FEC and the Commission on Presidential Debates

Complaints: FEC's disposition challenged

Akins v. FEC (91-2831)
Akins v. FEC (92-1864)
Akins et al. v. FEC (1:03CV02431)
Alliance for Democracy v. FEC (1:04CV00127)
Antosh v. FEC (85-1410)
Barnstead for Congress Committee v. FEC
Branstool v. FEC
Brown v. FEC
Citizens for Percy '84 v. FEC (85-0763)
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington v. FEC (04-2145)
Common Cause v. FEC
(83-2199), (85-0968), (85-1130), (87-2224), (89-0524), (91-2914) and (94-2104)
Common Cause and Democracy 21 v. FEC
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee v. FEC (86-2075)
Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee v. FEC
(80-2074)(90-1504) and (93-1321)
Epstein v. FEC
Golar v. FEC
Gottlieb v. FEC
Hopfmann v. FEC
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers v. FEC
Jordan v. FEC
Kay v. FEC
McDonald v. FEC
Miller v. FEC
National Congressional Club v. FEC
NRA v. FEC
(86-2285), (87-5373) and (89-3011)
Orloski v. FEC
Republican Party of Kentucky v. FEC
Spannaus v. FEC (91-0681)
Stern v. FEC
Walther v. FEC
White v. FEC

Complaints: FEC's failure to take action

Akins v. FEC (91-2831)
Alliance for Democracy v. FEC (1:02CV00527)
Bush-Cheney '04, Inc. v. FEC (04-1501
Center for Responsive Politics v. FEC (93-2250)
Common Cause v. FEC
(78-2135), (83-0720), (87-2224), (92-0249) and (92-2538)
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee v. FEC
(84-3352) and (96-0764)
DNC v. FEC (96-2506)
Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee v. FEC
(96-2184) and (95-0349)
Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee v. National Republican Senatorial Committee
Hagelin, John, et al. v. FEC
Hettinga v. FEC
Hollenbeck v. FEC
Judicial Watch, Inc. v. FEC
Judicial Watch, Inc. v. FEC (1:01CV1747)
Judicial Watch, Inc and Peter F. Paul v. FEC (1:01CV02527)
Kean for Congress Committee v. FEC (1:04CV00007)
Kripke v. FEC
National Republican Congressional Committee v. FEC (96-2295)
NRA v. FEC (84-1878)
National Right to Work Committee v. FEC (84-2955)
National Right to Work Committee v. Thomson
Perot '96 v. FEC (98-1022)
RNC v. FEC (97-1552)
Segerblom v. FEC
Stockman v. FEC

Complaints: improperly filed

California Democratic Party: FEC v.
Fulani v. FEC (94-4461)

Conciliation agreement violated

Citizens Party (86-3113): FEC v.
Clark: FEC v.
Committee of 100 Democrats: FEC v.
Free the Eagle: FEC v.
LaRouche, Citizens for: FEC v.
Mann for Congress: FEC v.
Miller: FEC v.
Minchew: FEC v.
Richards for President: FEC v. (89-0254)
RUFFPAC: FEC v.
Taylor for Congress: FEC v.
Weinberg: FEC v.
Working Names: FEC v.

Confidentiality provision breached

Stockman v. FEC

Contempt petitions

America's PAC: FEC v.
Californians for a Strong America (88-6449): FEC v.
Dramesi for Congress: FEC v.
Fletcher, Friends of Isaiah: FEC v.
Gelman v. FEC (80-2471)
Liberal Party Federal Campaign Committee: FEC v.
Life Amendment PAC: FEC v. (88-0860 and 89-1429)
Maggin for Congress Committee: FEC v.
Rodriguez: FEC v.
Savage, Gus for Congress '82 Committee: FEC v.
Schaefer, Friends of: FEC v.
Walsh for Congress: FEC v.
Weinberg: FEC v.
Working Names: FEC v.

Disclosure of internal enforcement actions

AFL-CIO v. FEC
AFL-CIO and DNC Services Corp./DNC v. FEC (01-1522 and 02-5069)
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington v. FEC (1:04CV01672)
Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee v. National Republican Senatorial Committee
Dole v. International Association Managers

FEC's authority challenged

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) v. FEC (04-2145)
Dolbeare v. FEC
Fund for a Conservative Majority: FEC v.
Gelman v. FEC (80-2471)
Lance: FEC v.
National Congressional Club v. FEC
NRA Political Victory Fund: FEC v.
Ohio Democratic Party v. FEC
Reader's Digest Association v. FEC
Reilly v. FEC
Schaefer, Friends of: FEC v.
Spannaus v. FEC (85-0404)
Spannaus v. FEC (91-0681)
United States v. International Union of Operating Engineers
Wright: FEC v.

FEC's authority to petition Supreme Court

NRA Political Victory Fund: FEC v.

FEC's unconstitutional status: validity of enforcement actions

Legi-Tech: FEC v.
National Republican Senatorial Committee: FEC v. (93-1612)
National Republican Senatorial Committee v. FEC (94-0332)
NRA Political Victory Fund: FEC v.
Robertson v. FEC
Williams: FEC v.

Investigations
See:   INVESTIGATIONS

Liability for payment of penalties
See:   LIABILITY

Permanent injunction challenged

Furgatch: FEC v.

Statute of limitations
See:   STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS

Subpoena enforcement
See:   SUBPOENA ENFORCEMENT

 

EXPENDITURES

Corporate and labor
See:   CORPORATIONS/LABOR ORGANIZATIONS/NATIONAL BANKS

Coordinated party
See:   PARTY COMMITTEES

Independent
See:   INDEPENDENT EXPENDITURES

Limits
See:   CONTRIBUTION and EXPENDITURE LIMITS

 

EXPRESS ADVOCACY

As required element for coordinated party expenditures

Colorado Republican Federal Campaign Committee: FEC v.

Definition

AFSCME: FEC v.
Buckley v. Valeo
Central Long Island Tax Reform Immediately Committee: FEC v.
Christian Action Network: FEC v.
Christian Coalition: FEC v.
Colorado Republican Federal Campaign Committee: FEC v.
Faucher v. FEC
Freedom's Heritage Forum: FEC v.
Furgatch: FEC v.
Hawaii Right to Life, Inc. v. FEC (1:02CV02313)
Maine Right to Life Committee v. FEC
NOW: FEC v.
Orloski v. FEC
Right to Life of Duchess County, Inc. v. FEC
Survival Education Fund: FEC v.
Virginia Society for Human Life, Inc. v. FEC

Payment with nonfederal funds

California Democratic Party: FEC v.

 

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FEDERAL ELECTION ACTIVITY
See:   BIPARTISAN CAMPAIGN REFORM ACT

Regulations found unconstitutional

McConnell v. FEC
Shays and Meehan v. FEC (1:02CV01984)

 

FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION
See:   BIPARTISAN CAMPAIGN REFORM ACT

Constitutional status

AFL-CIO v. FEC
Beaumont v. FEC
Buckley v. Valeo
Clark v. Valeo
Hawaii Right to Life, Inc. v. FEC (1:02CV02313)
Legi-Tech: FEC v.
National Republican Senatorial Committee: FEC v. (93-1612)
National Republican Senatorial Committee v. FEC (94-0332)
NRA Political Victory Fund: FEC v.
Robertson v. FEC
Schaefer v. FEC (02-1255)
Williams: FEC v.

Direct petition to Supreme Court

NRA Political Victory Fund: FEC v.

Ex officio members

Legi-Tech: FEC v.
National Republican Senatorial Committee: FEC v. (93-1612)
National Republican Senatorial Committee v. FEC (94-0332)
NRA Political Victory Fund: FEC v.
Robertson v. FEC
Williams: FEC v.

Regulations
See:   REGULATIONS

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT

AFL-CIO v. FEC
AFL-CIO and DNC Services Corp./DNC v. FEC (01-1522 and 02-5069)
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington v. FEC (1:04CV01672)
Fund for a Conservative Majority v. FEC (84-1342)
Reagan-Bush Committee v. FEC

 

FUNDRAISING
See:   SOLICITATIONS

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GOVERNMENT IN THE SUNSHINE ACT

Kennedy for President v. FEC (81-2552)
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HONORARIA

Wright: FEC v.
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INDEPENDENT EXPENDITURES

By party committees

Colorado Republican Federal Campaign Committee: FEC v.
Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee v. FEC (96-2109)

Constitutionality

Beaumont v. FEC

Coordination/prior consent alleged

Branstool v. FEC
Carter/Mondale Reelection Committee and DNC v. FEC
Common Cause v. FEC
(83-2199) and (85-1130)
Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee v. FEC (90-1504)
Public Citizen, Inc.: FEC v.
Stark v. FEC

By qualified nonprofit corporations
See:   QUALIFIED NONPROFIT CORPORATIONS

Express advocacy
See:   EXPRESS ADVOCACY

Limits on

Americans for Change: FEC v.
Common Cause v. Schmitt
NCPAC: FEC v. (83-2823)

Reporting
See:   REPORTING

Versus contributions

Akins v. FEC (92-1864)

Versus coordinated party expenditures

Colorado Republican Federal Campaign Committee: FEC v.
Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee v. FEC (96-2109)
 

INVESTIGATIONS

Adequacy of

Branstool v. FEC
McDonald v. FEC

Attorney-client privilege
See:   ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE

Challenge to

Dolbeare v. FEC
Fulani v. FEC (94-1593)
Jones, Leroy B. v. FEC
Lance: FEC v.
Reader's Digest Association v. FEC
Spannaus v. FEC (85-0404)

Decision to authorize

Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee v. FEC (90-1504)

Government informant's privilege

Dole v. International Association Managers

See also:   AUDITS; SUBPOENA ENFORCEMENT


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JURISDICTION

Stockman v. FEC

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LABOR ORGANIZATIONS
See:   CORPORATIONS/LABOR ORGANIZATIONS/NATIONAL BANKS

 

LEGISLATIVE VETO

Clark v. Valeo

 

LIABILITY

Of candidate, for payment of campaign debts

Rove v. Thornburgh

Of treasurer, for payment of penalty

Bull for Congress: FEC v.
Dramesi for Congress: FEC v.
Free the Eagle: FEC v.
RUFFPAC: FEC v.
Wilkinson v. FEC
 

LOANS

As excessive or prohibited contributions

Anderson for Senator: FEC v.
Beatty for Congress: FEC v.
Bell, Marjorie: FEC v.
Kalogianis: FEC v.
(96-427-JD) and (8:06CV68-T-23-EAJ)
Mastorelli Campaign Fund: FEC v.
McCallum: FEC v.
McDonald v. FEC
Richards for President: FEC v. (88-2832)
Schaefer, Friends of: FEC v.
Webb for Congress: FEC v.

Challenges to

Schaefer v. FEC (02-1255)

Excessive guarantees or endorsements

Bull for Congress: FEC v.
Haley Congressional Committee: FEC v.
Rhoads for Congress: FEC v.

From banks

Bank One: FEC v.
Lance: FEC v.
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MAIL FRANK (CONGRESSIONAL)

Unconstitutionality

Albanese v. FEC
 

MAJOR PURPOSE

Akins v. FEC (92-1864)
Buckley v. Valeo
Citizens for Democratic Alternatives in 1980: FEC v.
Club for Growth: FEC v.
GOPAC: FEC v.
Machinists Non-Partisan Political League: FEC v.
Massachusetts Citizens for Life: FEC v.
Shays and Meehan v. FEC (1:04CV01597)

 

MEMBER, Definition of

Akins v. FEC (92-1864)
Chamber of Commerce v. FEC
Jordan v. FEC
NRA v. FEC
(84-1878), (86-2285), (87-5373) and (89-3011)
National Right to Work Committee: FEC v. (77-7125)
National Right to Work Committee v. FEC (78-0315)

 

MILLIONAIRES' AMENDMENT
See:   BIPARTISAN CAMPAIGN REFORM ACT

Davis v. FEC

 

MULTICANDIDATE COMMITTEES

Status

Dramesi for Congress: FEC v.
Hollenbeck, Re-Elect to Congress: FEC v.
Rhoads for Congress: FEC v.

Unauthorized

Americans for Change: FEC v.
Common Cause v. FEC (83-0720)
Fund for a Conservative Majority v. FEC (80-1609)
Mott v. FEC
NCPAC: FEC v. (83-2823)
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NATIONAL VOTER REGISTRATION ACT

Condon v. USA
Wilson v. USA

 

NEWS STORY EXEMPTION

Austin v. Michigan State Chamber of Commerce
Barnstead for Congress Committee v. FEC
Faucher v. FEC
Forbes: FEC v.
Kay v. FEC
Massachusetts Citizens for Life: FEC v.
Phillips Publishing: FEC v.
Reader's Digest Association v. FEC
United States Defense Committee v. FEC

 

NOMINATING CONVENTIONS

Delegate selection process challenged

Freedom Republicans v. FEC

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