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Liz Roggio Blog Posts

Some Sunlight on Political Dark Money

September 21, 2018

Political Law

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court declined to intervene in Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington v. Federal Election Commission and Crossroads GPS, thereby upholding the DC Circuit Court’s August decision requiring increased disclosure requirements…More

Paid for and authorized by…Russia?

January 18, 2018

Political Law

Congress and various federal agencies have been grappling for months over how to combat foreign interference in U.S. elections. Despite widespread acknowledgment that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election, there doesn’t seem to be…More

Investing on Political Party Lines

August 22, 2017

Business, Government

Alternative index funds are hot. While traditional index funds are tied to market-capitalization, or total-stock market value, alternative index (or, smart beta) funds have elected to weigh portfolios on other factors like volatility or global…More