Post Archive by Month: January,2020

House should move quickly to pass the Modernizing Committee recommendations

Today, Issue One and 14 other groups from across the political spectrum called on members of Congress to support the Moving Our Democracy and Congressional Operations Toward Modernization (MODCOM) Resolution (H.R. 756). The legislation is comprised of nearly 30 bipartisan recommendations from the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress that would make the House more efficient and effective.  “These positives

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Coordination Watch: How candidates and outside groups work together to evade anti-corruption laws

In the 10 years since the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision, the Federal Election Commission (FEC) has not punished a single candidate or political group for illegally coordinating, according to Issue One’s new project, “Coordination Watch.”  The project highlights how outside groups that must, by law, be independent from candidates have regularly flouted anti-corruption rules and systematically coordinated with their

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Bipartisan group of campaign finance lawyers urge appointment of six new FEC commissioners

Today is the 128th day since the Federal Election Commission (FEC) lots its quorum, stopping it from crafting new rules or fining those who break the law, as Issue One’s “FEC M.I.A” project highlights. It’s also when a group of campaign finance lawyers who represent Republicans and Democrats sent a letter to President Donald Trump and congressional leaders, calling on

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Coordination Watch: How candidates and outside groups work together to evade anti-corruption laws

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