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Statements and Opinions

 

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Rulemakings

  • Remarks, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Political Committee Status, March 4, 2004 [PDF]
  • Chart, "The Facts About the Federal Election Commission's Rules on Soft Money," 2002 [HTML]
  • Statement, Public Hearing On Prohibited and Excessive Contributions: Non-Federal Funds or Soft Money, June 4, 2002 [HTML]
  • Response to Request of Sen. McCain et al. for Recusal from Implementing Regulations for the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002, April 16, 2002 [HTML]
  • Statement on Coordinated Spending Regulations at Open Meeting, November 16, 2000 [HTML]

Statements of Reasons in Enforcement Matters

  • MUR 5467, Michael Moore, August 3, 2004 [PDF]
  • MUR 5275, Friends of David Fink, March 30, 2004 [PDF]
  • MUR 5181, Spirit of America and Ashcroft 2000, December 12, 2003 [PDF]
  • MURs 4831 & 5274, Missouri Democratic State Committee and Nixon Campaign Fund, respectively, December 1, 2003 [PDF]
  • MUR 5154, Sierra Club, Inc., December 2003 [PDF]
  • MUR 5315, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., September 25, 2003 [PDF]
  • MUR 5338, Leadership Forum/ Democratic State Party Organizations, April 2003 [PDF]
  • MUR 5215, Ohio Right to Life, May 9, 2002 [PDF]
  • Pre-MUR 395, College Republican National Committee, May 2002 [PDF]
  • MUR 4624, The Coalition et al., September 2001 [HTML]
  • MUR 5060, American Legion Magazine, 2000 [HTML]
  • MUR 4922, In re Suburban O’Hare Commission, 2000 [HTML]
  • MUR 4920, Kind for Congress Committee, 2000 [HTML]

Advisory Opinions

  • Comments in Support of an Alternative Draft in Advisory Opinion 2003-37, Americans for a Better Country [PDF]
  • Concurring Opinion, AO 2003-25, Jonathan Weinzapfel [PDF]
  • Concurring Opinion, AO 2003-10, Rory Reid [PDF]
  • Concurring Opinion, AO 2002-09, Target Wireless [PDF]
  • Dissenting Opinion, AO 2001-09, Senator Bob Kerrey [PDF]
  • Dissenting Opinion, AO 2000-16, Third Millenium [HTML]

Audits/Public Financing

  • Statement for the Record, Certification of public funds to Patrick J. Buchanan and Ezola Foster -- LRA# 598 & 599 [HTML]