Friday, November 14, 2008

The RNC takes on the Bipartisan Campaign Finance Reform Act

From Findlaw:
(U.S. Dist. Ct., D.C.) - The Republican National Committee, along with several state and local republican parties, filed a complaint alleging that portions of the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002 violate the First Amendment as applied to certain planned funding initiatives. They claim that the ban on all national political party solicitation and use of "soft money" (money raised outside of federal amount and source regulation), and the ban on state and local parties using soft money for federal election purposes, are unconstitutional as applied to national and state level funding initiatives which are not directly related to the campaign of a particular federal candidate. Read more

This story is definitely worth following.
Stay tuned...

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