McCutcheon v. FEC

Mitch McConnell's Sandbag Dinners

Want to know how Washington works? A recent story Sen. Mitch McConnell on CNN, sheds some light on the shadier side of Washington politics:

Supreme Court Strikes a Blow to Democracy in McCutcheon v. FEC Decision

The Supreme Court’s decision in McCutcheon v. FEC will give the biggest campaign donors even more influence in Washington, according to campaign finance watchdog Public Campaign Action Fund.

On Wednesday, the Court struck down aggregate contribution limits on donations to candidates.

Statement from David Donnelly, executive director of Public Campaign Action Fund:

"The way campaigns are financed is already extremely unfair to everyday Americans, and today, the Supreme Court has once again made it worse.

Gratitude and Influence

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) appeared at the Supreme Court today to listen as his lawyer Bobby Burchfield urged the Court to, essentially, invalidate all contribution limits.

New Ad in Kentucky: Bigger Isn't Better

Public Campaign Action Fund and USAction launched a television ad campaign in Kentucky on Friday to highlight Sen. Mitch McConnell’s role in McCutcheon v. FEC, a case before the Supreme Court this week.