PC NEWS ISSUE


News for Citizen Activists


Sep-Oct 2016 Issue

  • Party conventions are now privately funded millionaire and billionaire soirees

    Today, less happens at the presidential nominating conventions, because the presumptive nominees are chosen in advance. Yet more is raised and spent at the conventions than when the conventions were major political events where candidate decisions were made decades ago. Conventions are essentially soirees for lobbyists and corporations to hobnob with lawmakers.

  • Day in Court: Public Citizen v. FEC

    In a case in which outcome could change the national campaign finance landscape, Public Citizen appeared in court on Aug. 2 to challenge the Federal Election Commission (FEC)’s handling of an infamous dark money organization.

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