Fred Wertheimer

Type: Person
Name: Fred Wertheimer
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Long makes big splash in stocking campaign account 2 hours ago

BillyLong (Photo: NEWS-LEADER FILE PHOTO)WASHINGTON – Rep. Billy Long has about $700,000 in his re-election account heading into the November elections, more than almost any other Missouri lawmaker from either party.According to his latest campaign finance ... [Published Springfield News-Leader - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Michelle Obama: ‘Write a big, fat check’

First lady Michelle Obama had a message for supporters at a Chicago fundraiser: keep writing checks to help Democrats win the midterm elections. And the bigger those checks are, the better."And that’s where all of you come in, because there is something ... [Published Washington Post - Jul 25 2014]
First reported May 13 2014 - Updated May 13 2014 - 1 reports

Tuesday round-up

In USA Today , Richard Wolf looks at the rhetoric in some of the Court’s recent decisions and concludes that, although “[s]harply written opinions are nothing new inside the court’s marble palace . . . [w]hat the latest jibes and jawbones suggest is ... [Published SCOTUSblog - May 13 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Eric Boehlert: What Shrinking Newsrooms Mean In The Age Of The Koch Brothers And Billionaire Donors

Back during the not-so-distant glory days of New Jersey's Star-Ledger reign as a regional newspaper powerhouse, the Newark, New Jersey newsroom in the 2000's was bursting with 350 journalists who covered the entire state and pocketed Pulitzers ... [Published Media Matters for America - County Fair - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Symposium: The Supreme Court and the McCutcheon decision

The Supreme Court majority in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission has continued on its step-by-step path to destroy the nation’s campaign finance laws. The Court in McCutcheon overturned forty years of national policy and thirty-eight years ... [Published SCOTUSblog - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Friday round-up

The Court’s decision on Wednesday in McCutcheon v. FEC , striking down the aggregate limits on contributions to political parties, political action committees, and candidates for federal office, continues to dominate coverage of, and commentary on, ... [Published SCOTUSblog - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

#McConnelling: From Sweden to Iowa to Alaska, Everyone's Doing It

#McConnelling is the name the Internet gave to the manipulation of Mitch McConnell's oddly compelling compliation of b-roll footage. After people noticed the thing on McConnell's YouTube account, much cheap fun was had by overdubbing an ill-fitting new ... [Published Slate - David Weigel - Mar 28 2014]

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"normally the biggest reasons for doing this are to send a message to potential opponents that it's not worth running against you, or to build a war chest for future races for (higher) office" said Fred Wertheimer, president of Democracy 21, a nonpartisan group that advocates for campaign-finance reform
...signaled it might be ready to do away with campaign finance regulations all together, a radical position now endorsed by the Republican Party. ( "the court's decisions have empowered a new class of american political oligarchs" warned campaign reformer Fred Wertheimer.)

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Long makes big splash in stocking campaign acco... [Published Springfield News-Leader - Jul 28 2014]
Michelle Obama: ‘Write a big, fat check’ [Published Washington Post - Jul 25 2014]
Tuesday round-up [Published SCOTUSblog - May 13 2014]
Eric Boehlert: What Shrinking Newsrooms Mean In... [Published Media Matters for America - County Fair - Apr 10 2014]
Symposium: The Supreme Court and the McCutcheon... [Published SCOTUSblog - Apr 04 2014]
Friday round-up [Published SCOTUSblog - Apr 04 2014]
#McConnelling: From Sweden to Iowa to Alaska, E... [Published Slate - David Weigel - Mar 28 2014]
Tuesday round-up [Published SCOTUSblog - Feb 25 2014]
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Tuesday round-up [Published SCOTUSblog - May 13 2014]
In USA Today , Richard Wolf looks at the rhetoric in some of the Court’s recent decisions and concludes that, although “[s]harply written opinions are nothing new inside the court’s marble palace . . . [w]hat the latest jibes and jawbones suggest is ...
Eric Boehlert: What Shrinking Newsrooms Mean In... [Published Media Matters for America - County Fair - Apr 10 2014]
Back during the not-so-distant glory days of New Jersey's Star-Ledger reign as a regional newspaper powerhouse, the Newark, New Jersey newsroom in the 2000's was bursting with 350 journalists who covered the entire state and pocketed Pulitzers ...
Symposium: The Supreme Court and the McCutcheon... [Published SCOTUSblog - Apr 04 2014]
The Supreme Court majority in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission has continued on its step-by-step path to destroy the nation’s campaign finance laws. The Court in McCutcheon overturned forty years of national policy and thirty-eight years ...
Friday round-up [Published SCOTUSblog - Apr 04 2014]
The Court’s decision on Wednesday in McCutcheon v. FEC , striking down the aggregate limits on contributions to political parties, political action committees, and candidates for federal office, continues to dominate coverage of, and commentary on, ...
#McConnelling: From Sweden to Iowa to Alaska, E... [Published Slate - David Weigel - Mar 28 2014]
#McConnelling is the name the Internet gave to the manipulation of Mitch McConnell's oddly compelling compliation of b-roll footage. After people noticed the thing on McConnell's YouTube account, much cheap fun was had by overdubbing an ill-fitting new ...
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