//  4/23/17  //  Topic Update

The Trump inaugural committee filed a 510-page disclosure report with the Federal Election Commission showing dozens of donations over $1 million dollars to President Trump’s inauguration, including $5 million from casino magnate Sheldon Adelson (NYT).

  • Individuals and groups with special interests donated vast sums to President Trump’s inauguration, documents the New York Times.

Updates | The Week of January 22, 2018

1/28/18  //  Daily Update

The Republican Party has used a combination of dark money, voter ID laws, and political gerrymandering to tip the political scales in its favor, wrote Ari Berman at Rolling Stone. Several of President Trump's financial backers are profiting off Trump campaign entities, raising campaign finance concerns in the process.

Updates | The Week of December 18, 2017

12/24/17  //  Daily Update

The FEC Commissioner released a statement about a current lawsuit that seeks to enjoin the FEC from revealing the identities of individuals who helped hide the source of a $1.7 million political contribution.

Update | The Week of November 27, 2017

12/4/17  //  Daily Update

The D.C. Circuit rejected a challenge to separate federal campaign contribution limits in primary and general elections.

Jeffrey Stein

Columbia Law School