National Law Journal: Group Wants Justices to Lift Limits on Political Giving

Group Wants Justices to Lift Limits on Political Giving By Marcia Coyle      July 17, 2013 For its first brief in the U.S. Supreme Court, the Cause of Action Institute picked a controversial cause: an end to certain limits on individual contributions to federal candidates, political action committees and political […]

Amicus Brief, McCutcheon v. FEC

McCutcheon v. FEC amicus brief    

Who will heed the call of accountability?

This week, Cause of Action filed an FEC complaint revealing the Democratic National Committee’s violation of the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA) in a potential attempt to hide its reimbursement for Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius’ Hatch Act violation. At a Human Rights Campaign Gala in February […]

The Hill: Watchdog slams DNC, Sebelius in FEC complaint

Watchdog slams DNC, Sebelius in FEC complaint By Elise Viebeck – 01/30/13 04:30 PM ET A government watchdog group is claiming that the Democratic National Committee (DNC) failed to properly disclose its support for a 2011 trip in which Kathleen Sebelius violated the Hatch Act. The DNC classified its payment to […]

Washington Examiner: Complaint: Sebelius’ illegal campaign trip for Obama worse than we thought

Read the full story here. Washington Examiner “Not only is it that the DNC is not being transparent about what it’s using its funds for reimbursement of, but it’s also violating the intent and letter of the Federal Elections Campaign Act,” Cause of Action’s Dan Epstein said in a phone […]

CoA Takes Action Against DNC, Sebelius Aide for breaking the law

Cause of Action filed a complaint before the Federal Election Commission (FEC) today alleging that the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and Andrew Tobias, treasurer of the DNC,  violated the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA) and FEC regulations when they reimbursed the Department of Health and Human Services for Secretary Kathleen Sebelius’ […]

Cause of Action Files FEC Complaint against DNC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                 CONTACT:       JANUARY 30, 2013                                                                                Mary Beth Hutchins, 202-400-2721 Jamie Morris, 202-499-2425   Cause of Action Files FEC Complaint Against Democratic National Committee For Failing to Properly Disclose its Reimbursements for Kathleen Sebelius’ Improper Political Activity   Request also made to Office of […]

Fox News: DISH Network co-founder accused of bullying execs for political donations

Read full story here. Fox News “The Federal Election Commission complaint, filed by conservative advocacy group Cause of Action, claimed an unnamed “insider” had come forward to report DISH executives ‘being compelled to make political campaign contributions’….Cause of Action’s complaint went on to detail how contributions from that PAC often […]

Washington Times: FEC pressed to probe Dish TV chief

Read the full story here. Washington Times “A watchdog group wants federal election regulators to investigate whether the head of a major satellite-television company forced company executives to donate to prominent Democratic campaigns in recent years. Citing an “insider” source, the nonprofit Cause of Action filed a complaint with the […]

Why the FEC should investigate DISH

DISH Network co-founder accused of bullying execs for political donations