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"… al action committees that have formed since Oct. 18. These groups must by law disclose their donors. But this election cycle, the final pre-Election Day …"

"… hide their donors until after Election Day, said Brett Kappel, an election law attorney and partner at law firm Akerman LLP. Republican groups are …"

"… ction Day, said Brett Kappel, an election law attorney and partner at law firm Akerman LLP. Republican groups are also using this donor disclosure …"

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"… eek after Trump took office, Capps noted, he issued directives that “all lawful means” be used to deport anyone in violation of immigration laws, wit …"

"… all lawful means” be used to deport anyone in violation of immigration laws, with no exceptions.   If you’re undocumented, “you should be u …"

"… be looking over his shoulder. If he’s in the country in violation of the law and has been ordered removed, he should be worried that he’s going to be …"

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"… paign donors and spending. President Donald Trump signed the measure into law today while visiting Las Vegas. It takes effect immediately. Until now, S …"

"… enate e-filing provision represents a permanent change to federal election law. Marnee Banks, a spokesperson for Sen. Jon Tester, the Montana Democrat wh …"

"… of U.S. Senate candidates track their finances electronically, but the old law nonetheless required them to print them out and file the paper. The offic …"

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"… e flesh-and-blood source of the cash funding its efforts, several election lawyers told the Center for Public Integrity. The original case that prom …"

"… litical candidates. CREW alleged that Crossroads GPS was violating federal law by keeping its donors secret. The FEC in 2015 deadlocked 3-3 on whether t …"

"… new regulation that would require donor disclosure in accordance with the law. Crossroads GPS sought an emergency stay from the D.C. Circuit, which dec …"

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"… g the nation’s media leaders in filing Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits to obtain government records, according to a new report from a Syracu …"

"… se at Syracuse, ranked the Center for Public Integrity third for most FOIA lawsuits filed by a news organization since 2001, behind only the New York Tim …"

"… ch project found that 91 news organizations and 161 reporters have brought lawsuits against the federal government for access to government records since …"

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"… , the analysis found. Critics of the nation’s campaign money system say lawmakers are increasingly beholden to a very small pool of aging white donors …"

"… are playing it.” And that means spending huge amounts of money, as the law now allows, he said. The laws are “written the way they are to take car …"

"… means spending huge amounts of money, as the law now allows, he said. The laws are “written the way they are to take care of boys they’re supposed t …"

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"… ted stock. The Commerce Department referred questions to Ross’ personal lawyer, Theodore Kassinger of law firm O’Melveny & Myers, who confirmed …"

"… tment referred questions to Ross’ personal lawyer, Theodore Kassinger of law firm O’Melveny & Myers, who confirmed Ross’s account of how the er …"

"… tained by the Center for Public Integrity via a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the Office of Government Ethics and the Commerce Department re …"

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"… Election Commission enforces and regulates the nation’s campaign finance laws, and so it needs lawyers — about one third of its 330 or so staffers fi …"

"… forces and regulates the nation’s campaign finance laws, and so it needs lawyers — about one third of its 330 or so staffers fit that description. B …"

"… to hold the job, Tony Herman, now senior counsel at Washington, D.C.-based law firm Covington & Burling. When Herman resigned as general counsel on …"

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"… ting to a Democrat to private prison interests opening up their wallets to lawmakers. Here’s a by-the-numbers look at the highlights: $5,402,259: Valu …"

"… ng super PAC collected during May. “We cleared the donation through our lawyers,” Emily’s List press secretary Alexandra De Luca told the Center f …"

"… bent Rep. Barbara Comstock. Defeat Slavery wasn’t required under federal law to disclose its donors because it began spending just several days prior t …"

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"… afted what's known as model legislation to help get the fees codified into law in each state. To make their case, they have been bankrolling more than 80 …"

"… whether the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, a 1992 federal law that banned states from legalizing sports betting, amounted to an unconsti …"

"… nty is not easy to imagine." In the aftermath of the landmark decision, Delaware won the race to be the first state outside of Nevada to allow single-ga …"

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"… rn about Nazi propaganda in the years before World War II. When the arcane law applies, the United States has required foreign agents to comply with stri …"

"… for violating FARA are exceedingly rare because, among other hurdles, the law says someone must have acted “willfully” in skirting its requirements. …"

"… and certainly a lack of timely disclosures on a uniform basis” under the law, said Joshua Rosenstein, a lawyer with the firm Sandler Reiff Lamb Rosenst …"

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"… tained by the Center for Public Integrity via a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit, was a striking overture in a discreet image-burnishing campaign by VT …"

"… re supposed to be transparent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act, a law requiring detailed disclosure of foreign influence efforts. But few believ …"

"… ernment officials on behalf of the sanctioned bank until months after U.S. law required them to. One firm, Sidley Austin, which boasts more than 2,000 la …"

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"… his bribe acceptance. lawyers for Benton, Tate and Kesari argued that the law, and FEC precedents, don’t prohibit a campaign paying a vendor who then …"

"… ample evidentiary support” to do so.   Brett Kappel, a political law specialist at the law firm Akerman, said the decision was striking because …"

"… pport” to do so.   Brett Kappel, a political law specialist at the law firm Akerman, said the decision was striking because it affirms prosecutor …"

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"… blicans and 85 percent of Democrats — back a constitutional amendment outlawing Citizens United. The study also indicates that most Americans — 88 p …"

"… overall — want to reduce the influence large campaign donors wield over lawmakers at a time when a single congressional election may cost tens of mill …"

"… and federal politics. Candidates and political parties, meanwhile, may by law only accept limited contributions. Overturning Citizens United has been ma …"

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"… ise isn’t present, the agency that regulates and enforces campaign money laws loses its four-commissioner quorum and can’t conduct high-level busines …"

"… can’t conduct high-level business. No passing rules. No penalizing scofflaws. No providing official advice to political committees seeking it. “If …"

"… y accuse Democrats of overreach — attempting to enforce federal election laws that Congress hasn’t passed, and therefore, don’t exist. Democrats ac …"

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"… y-industry miracle …"

"…    The 5-4 Supreme Court decision stems from a lawsuit filed by James Dimaya of California, who was brought to the Unite …"

"… s brought to the United States in 1992 from the Philippines as a lawful permanent resident. He was 13 years old. In 2007 and 2009, st …"

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"… sex and drugs scandal. Representing Island was Bracewell LLP, a top-dollar law firm known for vigorously defending the oil industry. Island did not resp …"

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"… et ready, Zuckerberg has been prepped in part by Washington law firm WilmerHale, which specializes in data security and privacy …"

"… firm WilmerHale, which specializes in data security and privacy law, according to The Wall Street Journal.  “Our joint …"

"… h campaign contributions. Congress had averaged passing a consumer privacy law once every two years since 1968, the Center for Public Integrity has …"

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"… reasurer Michael Fitzgerald has tried for the past three years to convince lawmakers there to create a state-run auto-IRA program. More than 500,000 of I …"

"… troversial 2016 rule. NAIFA also has increased campaign donations to Iowa lawmakers, from $10,000 in 2010 to $35,000 in the 2016 election cycle. The gro …"

"… ved quickly against the state’s retirement program. Language encouraging lawmakers to vote against the plan was included in the 2018 policy agenda of t …"

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"… Their contention: A $130,000 hush-money payment in October 2016 from Trump lawyer Michael Cohen to porn actress and alleged Trump paramour Stormy Daniels …"

"… in response to Watergate, is empowered to enforce federal campaign finance laws. Here’s why: Complicated FEC investigations often take years On Jan. …"

"… ump’s presidential campaign, accusing them of violating federal election law in relation to the Daniels payment. Don’t be shocked if the FEC doesn …"

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"… f America and Visa, Inc. Top donors reportedly gave $100,000 or more. By law, corporations and organizations that lobby the federal government must dis …"

"… ing ones such as the Orrin G. Hatch Foundation that are intimately tied to lawmakers. They also must disclose spending to “honor” lawmakers and high- …"

"… imately tied to lawmakers. They also must disclose spending to “honor” lawmakers and high-level executive branch officials if the spending meets cert …"

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"… han $2.35 million in 2017, mostly from small-dollar donors who the PAC, by law, isn’t required to identify. Meanwhile, Hampton’s PAC spent $2.32 mil …"

"… e purpose of electing and defeating political candidates, although federal law gives PACs fairly wide latitude on how they may otherwise spend their mone …"

"… tion. “He is skating on thin ice,” said Petalas, today a principal at law firm Garvey Schubert Barer.  “The more he collects himself and the …"

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"… ister” organization, nonprofit American Action Network, which isn’t by law required to disclose its donors. This leaves much of the Congressional Lea …"

"… but not all, outstanding bills sent to his campaign by municipalities and law enforcement jurisdictions across the nation. That’s in contrast to Trump …"

"… funds. (Remember his Downton Abbey office digs?) He still owes $746,985 to law firm Jones Day for legal services. 9: Minimum number of lawmakers that sp …"

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"… ok trips subsidized by controversial Turkish opposition movement   …"

"… by a dangerous Turkish opposition leader. Federal records show Turkey’s lawyers requested meetings in January 2018 with politicians in 26 states and t …"

"… ity previously revealed has funded scores of international trips for state lawmakers from places such as Texas and Tennessee. Nonprofits associated with …"

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"… y be returned to a country in turmoil,” the ruling said, but immigration law “neither provides for nor implies a right to court-appointed counsel at …"

"… ith a parent, as the Honduran boy did. Read our story about how volunteer lawyers pieced together vital defense arguments and evidence for minors’ asy …"

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"… cams” and in violation of both the spirit and letter of federal election law. Politicians who rely on such super PACs are beholden to their wealthy con …"

"… vers isn’t possible, as federal political candidates are not required by law to reveal the identities or exact contribution amounts of donors who give …"

"… thereby reduce the influence of super PACs, which candidates are barred by law from personally controlling. At the FEC, which is led by six presidential …"

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"… r commission, which regulates and enforces the nation’s campaign finance laws, could face a de facto shutdown just as 2018 congressional midterm electi …"

"… is resignation, effective Feb. 16, in a letter to Trump. Goodman will join law firm Wiley Rein LLP as a partner. Goodman's "accomplishments as a member o …"

"… ve compliance issues," said Michael Toner, co-chair of the firm's election law and government ethics practice and, like Goodman, a former FEC chairman. …"

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"… ir spending. The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that it’s not against the law for telemarketers to keep most of the donations they raise, as long as the …"

"… ars led the IRS’ exempt organizations division and today is a partner at law firm Loeb & Loeb LLP. Both of Hampton’s nonprofits spend an “extr …"

"… clined, however, to discuss Hampton’s veterans groups or whether federal laws governing the use of charitable contributions should be changed. In the r …"

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"… his work at the Statehouse in Des Moines. Chelgren isn’t the only state lawmaker doing his outside interests a favor. A North Dakota legislator was in …"

"… tes that benefited clients of the lobbying firm where he works. Two Hawaii lawmakers involved with the condominium industry sponsored and voted for legis …"

"… e legal speed bumps their companies navigate. And the list goes on. State lawmakers around the country have introduced and supported policies that direc …"

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"… e quietly bankrolled a long legal assault on the nation's campaign finance laws. Related article: "Kochs key among small group quietly funding legal ass …"

"… also spent almost $47,000 for legal services from Foley & Lardner, the law firm where campaign finance deregulation champion Cleta Mitchell practices …"

"… sional opponents are hardly thrilled by these developments. John Heenan, a lawyer from Billings, Montana, who’s seeking the Democratic nomination to fa …"

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