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Entries by Nick Nyhart from 01/2010

Dodd's Retirement Is Indictment of Campaign Finance System

| Posted 01.08.2010 | Politics

Since Chris Dodd's announcement on Wednesday that he will not run for re-election, passing legislation to overhaul our financial system will now become easier.

Fair Elections Are the Answer to Citizens United

| Posted 01.11.2010 | Politics

The Roberts' Court may release its long-awaited decision tomorrow or Wednesday on Citizens United v. FEC. With the court's increasingly hostile attitu...

Bank CEOs: What About the Campaign Cash?

| Posted 01.13.2010 | Politics

Any analysis of that gets to the roots of what happened in September of 2008 must include an in-depth look at how campaign contributions played a role on the policy making process.

They Got Too Washington

| Posted 01.20.2010 | Politics

The Democrats surged into Washington, D.C. on a ticket of changing the way Washington works -- and they didn't. The majority didn't get too liberal, it got too Washington.

Supreme Court Sides With Wall Street

| Posted 01.21.2010 | Politics

The Court has erased the distinction between corporate and individual expenditures in American elections, paving the way for unlimited corporate influence in our elections.