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2013-10

October 31, 2013

"The use of the filibuster to prevent the President from filling a congressionally authorized seat with a nominee that everyone concedes is an ideal and non-ideological choice represents an unprecedented escalation in the fight over the future of the third branch of government." 

October 8, 2013

"As Solicitor General Don Verrilli opened his argument," said CAC President Doug Kendall, "this case is about corruption, arguing that the aggregate limits at issue 'provide a bulwark against the reality and appearance of corruption.' A majority of the Court seemed to agree, recognizing that striking down the aggregate limits could lead to corrpution in our political process."