Here is the list of amici curiae:

  • Kenneth B. Mehlman, Chairman, Republican National
    Committee, 2005-2007
  • Tim Adams, Undersecretary of the Treasury for International
    Affairs, 2005-2007
  • Cliff S. Asness, Businessman, Philanthropist, and Author
  • David D. Aufhauser, General Counsel, Department of
    the Treasury, 2001-2003
  • Charles Bass, Member of Congress, 1995-2007 and
  • John B. Bellinger III, Legal Adviser to the Department
    of State, 2005-2009
  • Katie Biber, General Counsel, Romney for President,
    2007-2008 and 2011-2012
  • Mary Bono Mack, Member of Congress, 1998-2013
  • William A. Burck, Deputy Staff Secretary, Special
    Counsel, and Deputy Counsel to the President, 2005-
  • Alex Castellanos, Republican Media Advisor
  • Paul Cellucci, Governor of Massachusetts, 1997-2001,
    and Ambassador to Canada, 2001-2005
  • David C. Chavern, Business Association Executive
  • Mary Cheney, Director of Vice Presidential Operations,
    Bush-Cheney 2004, 2003-2004
  • Thomas J. Christensen, Deputy Assistant Secretary
    of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, 2006-2008
  • Jim Cicconi, Assistant to the President and Deputy to
    the Chief of Staff, 1989-1990
  • James B. Comey, U.S. Deputy Attorney General, 2003-
  • Jeff Cook-McCormac, Senior Advisor, American Unity
  • R. Clarke Cooper, U.S. Alternative Representative,
    United Nations Security Council, 2007-2009
  • Julie Cram, Deputy Assistant to the President and Director
    of the White House Office of Public Liaison,
  • S.E. Cupp, Author and Political Commentator
    Michele Davis, Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs
    and Director of Policy Planning, Department of the
    Treasury, 2006-2009
  • Tyler Deaton, Secretary, New Hampshire Young Republicans,
  • Alicia Davis Downs, Associate Political Director,
    White House, 2001-2003
  • Kenneth M. Duberstein, White House Chief of Staff
    and Assistant to the President, 1981-1984 and 1987-
  • Janet Duprey, New York State Assemblywoman,
  • Clint Eastwood, Producer, Director, Actor, and Mayor
    of Carmel, California, 1986-1988
  • Christian J. Edwards, Special Assistant to the President
    and Director of Press Advance, 2005-2007
  • Lew Eisenberg, Finance Chairman, Republican National
    Committee, 2002-2004
  • Mark J. Ellis, State Chairman, Maine Republican Party,
    2005-2006 and 2007-2009
  • Elizabeth Noyer Feld, Public Affairs Specialist, White
    House Office of Management and Budget, 1984-1987
  • Charles Freeman, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative
    for China Affairs, 2002-2005
  • David Frum, Author and Special Assistant to the President,
  • Reed Galen, Director of Scheduling and Advance,
    Bush-Cheney 2004, 2003-2004
  • Richard Galen, Communications Director, Speaker’s
    Political Office, 1996-1997
  • Mark Gerson, Chairman, Gerson Lehrman Group and
    Author of The Neoconservative Vision: From the Cold
    War to the Culture Wars and In the Classroom: Dispatches
    from an Inner-City School that Works
  • Benjamin Ginsberg, National Counsel, Bush-Cheney
    2000 and 2004
  • Josh Ginsberg, National Field Director, Romney for
    President, 2007-2008
  • Juleanna Glover, Press Secretary to the Vice President,
  • John Goodwin, Chief of Staff to Raul Labrador, Member
    of Congress, 2011-2013
  • Adrian Gray, Director of Strategy, Republican National
    Committee, 2005-2007
  • Richard Grenell, Spokesman, U.S. Ambassadors to the
    United Nations, 2001-2008
  • Mark Grisanti, New York State Senator, 2011-
  • Patrick Guerriero, Mayor of Melrose, Massachusetts,
    and Member of Massachusetts House of Representatives,
  • Carlos Gutierrez, Secretary of Commerce, 2005-2009
  • Stephen Hadley, Assistant to the President and National
    Security Advisor, 2005-2009
  • Richard L. Hanna, Member of Congress, 2011-Present
  • Jill Hazelbaker, Communications Director, John
    McCain for President, 2007-2008
  • Israel Hernandez, Assistant Secretary of Commerce
    for International Trade, 2005-2009
  • Douglas Holtz-Eakin, Director, Congressional Budget
    Office, 2003-2005
  • Margaret Hoover, Advisor to the Deputy Secretary of
    Homeland Security, 2005-2006
  • Michael Huffington, Member of Congress, 1993-1995
  • Jon Huntsman, Governor of Utah, 2005-2009, and Ambassador
    to China, 2009-2011
  • David A. Javdan, General Counsel, U.S. Small Business
    Administration, 2002-2006
  • Reuben Jeffery, Undersecretary of State for Economic,
    Energy, and Agricultural Affairs, 2007-2009
  • Greg Jenkins, Deputy Assistant to the President and
    Director of Presidential Advance, 2003-2004
  • Coddy Johnson, National Field Director, Bush-Cheney
    2004, 2003-2004
  • Gary Johnson, Governor of New Mexico, 1995-2003,
    and Libertarian Party Nominee for President, 2012
  • Nancy L. Johnson, Member of Congress, 1983-2007
  • Robert Kabel, Special Assistant to the President for
    Legislative Affairs, 1982-1985
  • Neel Kashkari, Assistant Secretary of the Treasury,
  • Theodore W. Kassinger, Deputy Secretary of Commerce,
  • Jonathan Kislak, Deputy Undersecretary of Agriculture
    for Small Community and Rural Development,
  • David Kochel, Senior Iowa Advisor, Mitt Romney for
    President, 2007-2008 and 2011-2012
  • James Kolbe, Member of Congress, 1985-2007
  • Cyrus Krohn, eCampaign Director, Republican National
    Committee, 2007-2009
  • Jeffrey Kupfer, Chief of Staff and Acting Deputy Secretary,
    Department of Energy, 2006-2009
  • Ed Kutler, Assistant to the Speaker of the House,
  • Kathryn Lehman, Chief of Staff, House Republican
    Conference, 2003-2005
  • Thomas A. Little, Vermont State Representative,
    1992-2002 and Chairman of the Vermont House Judiciary
    Committee, 1999-2002
  • Daniel S. Loeb, Businessman and Philanthropist
    Alex Lundry, Director of Data Science, Romney for
    President, 2012
  • N. Greg Mankiw, Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers,
  • Catherine Martin, Deputy Assistant to the President
    and Deputy Communications Director for Policy and
    Planning, 2005-2007
  • Kevin Martin, Chairman, Federal Communications
    Commission, 2005-2009
  • David McCormick, Undersecretary of the Treasury
    for International Affairs, 2007-2009
  • Mark McKinnon, Republican Media Advisor
  • Aaron McLear, Press Secretary to Governor Arnold
    Schwarzenegger, 2007-2011
  • Bruce P. Mehlman, Assistant Secretary of Commerce,
  • Susan Molinari, Member of Congress, 1990-1997
  • Connie Morella, Member of Congress, 1987-2003, and
    U.S. Ambassador to the Organization for Economic Cooperation
    and Development, 2003-2007
  • Michael E. Murphy, Republican Political Consultant
  • Beth Myers, Romney for President Campaign Manager,
    2007-2008 and Senior Advisor, 2011-2012
  • Michael Napolitano, White House Office of Political
    Affairs, 2001-2003
  • Ana Navarro, National Hispanic Co-Chair, John
    McCain for President, 2008
  • Susan Neely, Special Assistant to the President, 2001-
  • Noam Neusner, Special Assistant to the President for Economic Speechwriting, 2002-2005
  • B.J. Nikkel, Colorado State Representative and Majority
    Whip, 2009-2012, and District Director for Marilyn
    Musgrave, Member of Congress, 2002-2006

  • Meghan O’Sullivan, Deputy National Security Advisor
    for Iraq and Afghanistan, 2005-2007
  • Richard Painter, Associate Counsel to the President,
  • Ruth Ann Petroff, Wyoming State Representative,
  • Nancy Pfotenhauer, Regulatory Advisor, Romney for
    President, 2008, and Economist, Presidential Transition
    Team, 1988
  • Gregg Pitts, Director, White House Travel Office,
  • J. Stanley Pottinger, Assistant U.S. Attorney General,
    Civil Rights Division, 1973-1977
  • Michael Powell, Chairman, Federal Communications
    Commission, 2001-2005
  • Larry Pressler, U.S. Senator from South Dakota,
    1979-1997, and Member of Congress, 1975-1979
  • Deborah Pryce, Member of Congress, 1993-2009
  • John Reagan, New Hampshire State Senator, 2012-
  • Luis Reyes, Special Assistant to the President and
    Deputy Assistant to the President, 2006-2009
  • Tom Ridge, Governor of Pennsylvania, 1995-2001, and
    Secretary of Homeland Security, 2003-2005
  • Mark A. Robbins, General Counsel, U.S. Office of Personnel
    Management, 2001-2006
  • Kelley Robertson, Chief of Staff, Republican National
    Committee, 2005-2007
  • Brian Roehrkasse, Director of Public Affairs, Department
    of Justice, 2007-2009
  • Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Member of Congress, 1989-
  • Harvey S. Rosen, Chairman and Member, Council of
    Economic Advisers, 2003-2005
  • Lee Rudofsky, Deputy General Counsel, Romney for
    President, 2012
  • Patrick Ruffini, eCampaign Director, Republican National
    Committee, 2005-2007
  • Corry Schiermeyer, Director for Global Communications,
    National Security Council, 2005-2007
  • Steve Schmidt, Deputy Assistant to the President and
    Counselor to the Vice President, 2004-2006, and Senior
    Advisor, John McCain for President, 2008
  • Adam Schroadter, New Hampshire State Representative,
  • Christopher Shays, Member of Congress, 1987-2009
  • Faryar Shirzad, Deputy Assistant to the President
    and Deputy National Security Advisor for International
    Economic Affairs, 2004-2006
  • Ken Spain, Communications Director, National Republican
    Congressional Committee, 2009-2010
  • Robert Steel, Undersecretary of the Treasury for Domestic
    Finance, 2006-2008
  • Nancy Stiles, New Hampshire State Senator, 2010-
  • David Stockman, Director, Office of Management and
    Budget, 1981-1985
  • Jane Swift, Governor of Massachusetts, 2001-2003
  • Richard Tisei, Massachusetts State Senator 1991-2011,
    and Senate Minority Leader 2007-2011
  • Michael E. Toner, Chairman and Commissioner, Federal
    Election Commission, 2002-2007
  • Frances Fragos Townsend, Homeland Security Advisor
    to the President, 2004-2008
  • Michael Turk, eCampaign Director for Bush-Cheney
    2004, 2003-2004
  • John Ullyot, Communications Director, U.S. Senate
    Armed Services Committee, 2003-2007
  • Sally A. Vastola, Executive Director, National Republican
    Congressional Committee, 2003-2006
  • Jacob P. Wagner, Chairman, New Hampshire Federation
    of College Republicans, 2012-Present
  • Mark Wallace, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations,
    Representative for UN Management and Reform,
  • Nicolle Wallace, Assistant to the President and White
    House Communications Director, 2005-2008
  • William F. Weld, Governor of Massachusetts, 1991-
    1997, and Assistant U.S. Attorney General, Criminal
    Division, 1986-1988
  • Christine Todd Whitman, Governor of New Jersey,
    1994-2001, and Administrator of the EPA, 2001-2003
  • Meg Whitman, Republican Nominee for Governor of
    California, 2010
  • Robert Wickers, Republican Political Consultant
  • Paul Wolfowitz, Deputy Secretary of Defense, 2001-
    2005, and President of the World Bank Group, 2005-
  • Dan Zwonitzer, Wyoming State Representative, 2005-

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