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Citizens United Anniversary

Why Hillary Clinton Is the Citizens United Candidate

Center for Public Integrity | Dave Levinthal | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

By Dave Levinthal, Center for Public Integrity An oft-forgotten footnote to the Supreme Court's Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission deci...

A Citizens United Wedding (Video)

Dennis Trainor | Posted 03.24.2013 | Politics
Dennis Trainor

Occupy Wall Street held an (un-)holy matrimony of a real human being to a non-human corporate "person" to celebrate the 3rd anniversary of Citizen's United, granting corporations equal rights as living things.

Hey Citizen, Can You Spare $1,000? How About $10 Million?

Blair Bowie | Posted 03.23.2013 | Politics
Blair Bowie

Candidates for the U.S. Senate this election got nearly 64 percent of the money they raised from individuals in contributions of at least $1,000 -- from just four one-hundredths of one percent of the population.

Paul Blumenthal

Major Reform Push On Controversial Anniversary

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.22.2013 | Politics

ANNAPOLIS, MD. -- Campaign finance reformers are ringing in the third anniversary of the Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United decision with dozens of ...

"Wrong" Speech Is Also Free Speech: Citizens United at Two

Trevor Burrus | Posted 03.25.2012 | Politics
Trevor Burrus

Money may have too much influence on politics, but perhaps we should address this problem by creating a government that lacks the power to reward undue influence and not by stifling free speech.

Michael McAuliff

Dems Try Online Bid To Slow Corporate Campaign Cash Splurge

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats may be trying to keep up with the unlimited cash that corporations have been able to spend on politics for the last two years,...