Wisconsin State Journal: GAB asks federal judge to dismiss 'coordination' lawsuit

Meanwhile, the Campaign Legal Center filed a proposed “friend of the court” brief in the case Wednesday, arguing that the U.S. Supreme Court has already ruled that activity coordinated with campaigns or candidates must be reported and subject to applicable contribution limits. ...

But the Campaign Legal Center brief, filed by Madison attorney Lester Pines, rejects that argument.

“It defies common sense and experience to assert that a coordinated advertising campaign that meets a candidate’s every specification and request is not a valuable ‘contribution’ to his campaign simply because it lacks words of express advocacy,” the brief states.

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