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Holmes, et al. v. FEC
(Posted 08/01/2014; By Myles Martin)

On July 21, 2014, Laura Holmes and Paul Jost filed suit against the Commission in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia challenging the per election limits on individual contributions to candidates. The plaintiffs claim those limits violate their First and Fifth Amendment rights. Read more...


Parsons, et al. v. FEC
(Posted 08/01/2014; By Alex Knott)

On July 24, 2014, Inga L. Parsons and Stephen C. Leckar filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia challenging the constitutionality of the ban on contributions from government contractors. The plaintiffs contend that the ban violates the First Amendment and the Equal Protection guarantee of the Fifth Amendment. Read more...


Center for Competitive Politics v. FEC
(Posted 06/13/2014; By Isaac Baker)

On June 9, the Center for Competitive Politics (“CCP”) filed suit in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to challenge the Commission’s denial of its Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) request. Read more...


Garcia v. FEC
(Posted 06/02/2014; By Zainab Smith)

On May 27, 2014, the US District Court for the Northern District of Texas granted the FEC’s motion for summary judgment and dismissed Garcia for Congress’s challenge to an administrative fine assessed against the committee and its treasurer. Read more...


RNC, et al. v. FEC
(Posted 05/30/2014; By Alex Knott)

On May 23, 2014, a group of Republican party committees and committee chairmen filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to challenge the constitutionality of laws that prevent them from raising and spending funds outside the federal source and amount limitations to finance independent expenditures. Read more...


Rufer, et al. v. FEC
(Posted 05/29/2014; By Alex Knott)

On May 21, 2014, Chris Rufer, along with one state committee and one national committee of the Libertarian Party, filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to challenge the constitutionality of laws and Commission regulations that prevent party committees from raising and spending funds outside the federal source and amount limitations to finance independent expenditures. Read more...


 

 

 

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