CLC filed a complaint with the FEC alleging that one of the nation’s largest private prison companies had contributed to a pro-Trump super PAC in violation of the 75-year old ban on government contractors making contributions in connection with elections.
In October 2016, weeks before the 2016 presidential election, CLC filed a complaint against a super PAC supporting Hillary Clinton, Correct the Record, for effectively acting illegally as an arm of the Clinton campaign.
Members of Congress from both sides of the political aisle have spent millions on personal expenses using funds from political action committees known as “leadership PACs." CLC and Issue One examined 200,000 records of leadership PAC expenditures from January 2013 through the first quarter of 2018 to discover these disturbing trends that cross political party and affiliation.
CLC filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission alleging that the treasurer of former Democratic Congressman Mark Takai’s campaign committee illegally converted the late Congressman’s leftover campaign funds to personal use, nearly 18 months after the Congressman left office.