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Money Flooding State Court Elections Threatens the Promise of Equal Justice

Alicia Bannon | Posted 10.29.2015 | Politics
Alicia Bannon

Special interest money is flooding into our state Supreme Court elections, gravely threatening the impartial justice that our Constitution promises -- and raising troubling questions about whether courtroom decisions are for sale.

Brilliance and Humanity

Andrea Lyon | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics
Andrea Lyon

You may remember that three Iowa Supreme Court justices were voted out of office based on targeted attacks about their votes on gay marriage.

The Chamber Doth Protest Too Much

Deborah Senn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deborah Senn

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce denies that it uses foreign money for its campaign needs, but that needs examination in light of their history of violating campaign finance laws to accomplish its goals. Here's the proof.