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Obama Citizens United

Paul Blumenthal

Obama: Citizens United Is Fueling Extreme Politics | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama blasted the Supreme Court case challenging campaign contribution limits, which was argued Tuesday morning, and sa...

A Key Issue President Obama Should Include in the S.O.T.U.

Pearl Korn | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics
Pearl Korn

We cannot afford more caves and concessions on critical issues for which there really can be no compromise, Mr. President. You must recognize this moment as an opportunity to show the nation and the world true leadership. There could be no better time.

After $6 Billion Election Campaign, Movement to Get Money Out of Politics Starts a 'Prairie Fire'

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

Whether you're president, a senator or a Congressperson, most likely you owe your office in large part to money from a relatively small number of rich people.

Sam Stein

The First, And Perhaps Last, Post-Citizens United Democrat | Sam Stein | Posted 11.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There has been post-election glee among Democrats, including the highest reaches of the Obama campaign, over the failure of big-moneyed ...

The Week to Week News Quiz for Friday, August 31, 2012

John Zipperer | Posted 10.31.2012 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

It was a stormy week in the worlds of politics and current affairs. Whether you were a New Orleans shop keeper or an Iowa bank employee, you got served with bad news. Take our quiz and see if you survived.

John McCain and 22 Attorneys General Ask Supreme Court to Walk Back Citizens United -- Where's Barack Obama?

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 08.04.2012 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

It's nice that President Obama has in the past had critical words to say about Citizens United. But the time has come for him to put his money where his mouth is.

Moon-Shot: How the President Can Exploit "Newt-onian Mechanics" and Take Down Citizens United

Ben Zweifach | Posted 05.31.2012 | Politics
Ben Zweifach

Some good may yet come from the GOP's death-march. The race has thus far been so destructive that it's managed to do the impossible: Americans are uniting... against Citizens United.

How the Obama Administration Can Help Montana Get the Supreme Court to Consider Reversing Citizens United

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 04.28.2012 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

This is a chance for President Obama to put his money where his mouth is. An amicus brief from the United States Justice Department would be a powerful statement to the Supreme Court.

The Sad Spectacle of Obama's Super PAC

Robert Reich | Posted 04.09.2012 | Politics
Robert Reich

So now a relative handful of super-rich Democrats want to fight a relative handful of super-rich Republicans. And we call this a democracy.

Sam Stein

Obama, Dems Try To Make Shadowy Conservative Groups A Problem For Conservatives | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When President Obama used his radio address this past weekend to spotlight the issue of campaign finance reform and the role that outside groups are h...

Sam Stein

Obama Hasn't Spoken With Justice Roberts Since SOTU: Gibbs | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama and Chief Justice John Roberts have not spoken since the president called out the Supreme Court during his State of the Union address,...

Sam Stein

Gibbs Fires Back At Chief Justice Roberts Over Obama Criticism | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House fired back at Justice John Roberts Tuesday night, after the Supreme Court Chief told a crowd that he found it "very troubling" that Pr...