Widely Attended Gatherings, Internet Disclaimers, and Internet Fundraising: Three New Developments in Political Law

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Recently, the Federal Election Commission (“FEC”) and the Office of Government Ethics (“OGE”) issued notices of proposed rulemaking that will impact the conduct of political law. You may be interested in submitting comments to help shape these proposed regulations.

* OGE proposes revising its gift rules for executive branch employees to expand the Obama Ethics Pledge, which limits gifts by entities that employ or retain lobbyists, to apply to all executive branch employees — not just political appointees. The proposed rule will greatly restrict attendance at widely attended gatherings.

* The FEC is considering how to deal with disclaimers on Internet communications, particularly communications that are limited in size or length that make traditional disclaimers difficult to include.

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