Thursday, June 7, 2012
what's the law among friends?
A piece in RollCall explains how candidates' campaigns can coordinate their activities despite federal law that was intended to build a Great Wall between them. I had long doubted the effectiveness of the existing law -- after all, each campaign can lay out its talking points and key objectives for all to see. This piece details additional ways that so-called "Independent Expenditures" can mesh with regular campaigns.