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The Real Truth About Obama, Inc. v. Fed'l. Elec. Comm., No. 08-1977

By FindLaw Staff on August 06, 2009 5:27 PM

In a First Amendment challenge to Federal Election Commission regulations claiming that the regulations chilled plaintiff's right to disseminate information about a presidential candidate, denial of a preliminary injunction is affirmed where the regulations' words "support or oppose the election of a clearly identified Federal candidate" when used to identify regulated campaign funds were constitutional.

Read The Real Truth About Obama, Inc. v. Fed'l. Elec. Comm., No. 08-1977

Appellate Information

Argued: May 13, 2009

Decided: August 5, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Niemeyer

Counsel

For Appellant:

James Bopp, Jr., Bopp, Coleson & Bostrom, Terre Haute, IN

For Appellee:

Harry Jacobs Summers, Federal Election Commission, Washington, DC

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