Stories by Trevor Potter

Trevor Potter is the founding President and General Counsel of the Campaign Legal Center, and helped to successfully defend the McCain-Feingold law in the lower and Supreme Courts. He is one of the country's best-known and most experienced campaign and election lawyers, and a former Commissioner (1991-1995) and Chairman (1994) of the Federal Election Commission. He also is Stephen Colbert's campaign finance attorney. subscribe to Trevor Potter's feed

Posted on: May 25, 2012, Source: Campaign Legal Center

The Supreme Court's campaign finance legacy has undermined the "whole purpose of the Constitution," to have a "functioning, representative" government.