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Trevor Potter Explains Campaign Finance Laws at University of Minnesota Event

February 20, 2014, MinnPost

Speaking at a forum on campaign finance law at the University of Minnesota's Humphrey School, Trevor Potter was "the star of the show."  Mr. Potter described how researchers and regulators have to hunt for the real source of campaign dollars because the current practice is to pass the money from one PAC to another, then another.  This process makes is virtually impossible to determine where the money originated.
 
Mr. Potter went on to say that "the disclosure issues are not the fault of the Supreme Court decisions." The authors of the two big decisions, which created the "money is speech" and the "corporations are people" issues, were based on the strong feelings of the key justices, especially Anthony Kennedy and Antonin Scalia, that enough disclosure would be the ultimate guard against corruption.
 
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