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Chamber promises vigorous campaign ads despite court rulings - TheHill.com

Chamber promises vigorous campaign ads despite court rulings - TheHill.com | The Middle Ground | Scoop.it

by KEVIN BOGARDUS, The Hill

 

Court rulings that require the disclosure of funding for campaign “issue” ads will not change the U.S Chamber of Commerce’s political program, officials with the business group insisted Monday.

Chamber President and CEO Tom Donohue promised a vigorous campaign program despite a U.S. Court of Appeals ruling last week upholding an earlier judgment that the Federal Elections Commission was wrong not to require disclosure of funding for issue ads.

 

“We will have a vigorous, not changed in terms of our objectives and our methods, election program. These cases do not change that,” Donohue said Monday at a breakfast sponsored by The Christian Science Monitor. “Second, we will not have to disclose where our funding comes from.”

 

Bruce Josten, the Chamber’s executive vice president for government affairs, noted that the decision has been appealed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.” [MORE]


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Poll Results: Romney VP Should Appeal to Moderates

Poll Results: Romney VP Should Appeal to Moderates | The Middle Ground | Scoop.it
Today we asked, "What's Romney's smarter VP move?
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The Liberal Attack on the Court

The Liberal Attack on the Court | The Middle Ground | Scoop.it

Back in the 1960s, conservatives angry at the Supreme Court's rulings under its liberal chief justice put up billboards with the message: "Impeach Earl Warren." Today, you can order T-shirts and buttons with an updated demand: "Impeach John Roberts."      


We need to seek civility in our discourse.  No t-shirt for me! ~DM

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