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Corporate Campaign Finance

The Corporate Pledge of Allegiance

Robert Reich | Posted 01.08.2012 | Business
Robert Reich

If the Supreme Court and the GOP insist big corporations are people and want to treat them as American citizens, then why not demand big corporations take a pledge of allegiance to the United States? Here is what it might look like.

Let's Thank Ronnie Earle for Tom DeLay's Conviction

Rob Patterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rob Patterson

I thank the lamentably neglected hero of DeLay case: former Travis County District Attorney Ronnie Earle, whose dogged pursuit of political corruption is the key factor in the conviction.

New Hampshire Chamber of Commerce Disaffiliates from National: Let's Make it the First of Many

David Segal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Segal

The Greater Hudson Chamber of Commerce has had enough: It's so fed up with the shameless politicking that's being done in its name that it disaffiliated from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce earlier this month.

The Betsy Butler Smear: The Primary Result

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Robert J. Elisberg

Despite all the efforts to smear her, Betsy Butler won. And not only won, but won pretty handily. Won by 50% over her next closest opponent.

Disclose Now!

Bill de Blasio | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Bill de Blasio

After Citizens United, we need to use every available avenue to hold corporations and their boards of directors accountable for their political spending.

Foreign Corporations Begin Lobbying For Right To Spend Money In American Elections

Think Progress | Lee Fang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last week, the 5-4 Supreme Court ruling in the Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision invalidated a sixty-three year-old ban on corpo...