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CITIZENS UNITED V FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION
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Citizens United Has Been A Disaster For The Country
President, Democracy 21
Floyd Abrams, who represented Senator Mitch McConnell in the Supreme Court in the Citizens United case, wrote an op-ed in
As Mueller Probes Russian Facebook Ads, Our Elections Are Vulnerable And Congress Does Nothing
Rep. Jim McGovern
It was only going to be a matter of time before we learned a Russian company with ties to the Kremlin bought political ads
Celebrating July Fourth Should Mean Questioning United States History
Social studies educator, Hofstra University, my opinions, of c...
This is Part 2 of my July 4th Independence Day blog. Part 1 explored my approach to teaching American history and included
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Trump's Justice Department Memo May Be Bigger Than Citizens United
Managing Editor, TheJazzChef.com, and pioneering ezine editor ...
Yesterday, as the news cycles were dying down, the Trump Justice Department (DOJ) dropped a bombshell brief which Bloomberg
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Degradation Of The Nation-State Concept
John B. Alexander, Ph.D
Retired senior military officer, and Los Alamos National Lab r...
The announcement of the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accords was a defining moment with implications far greater
L.A.’s Ugly School Board Election Proves That Big Money Trumps All
David Edward Burke
This is how democracy works in the post Citizens United era.
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Democrats Look To Close Conflict-Of-Interest Loophole Linked To Betsy DeVos
New bill would require nominees to disclose "dark money" they've donated or solicited.
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The Power Of One
Published by the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics an...
Propelling the rise of environmental interests was the fact that Steyer contributed 85 percent of that interest group’s contributions
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How To Overcome The Power Of Big Money
Author of Breaking Big Money's Grip on America: Working Togeth...
At this point, a massive, grassroots movement is the only viable way we, the people, can succeed in reviving our democracy.
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The United Airlines Fiasco Denotes The End Of Democracy And The Rise Of Corporate America
Robert is a therapist specializing in the treatment of Trauma,...
This is a clear and disturbing sign of the shift of power from the individual to the moneyed interests in this country.
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With Gorsuch Confirmed, Only An Amendment Can Overturn Citizens United
David Edward Burke
Since the Supreme Court’s poorly reasoned and highly unpopular Citizens United v. FEC decision in 2010, more than a dozen
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Will Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee Stand Up To Him?
On Tuesday night, President Trump will officially announce his nominee to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by Justice
Your Government Won't Change... Unless You Do
Writer, ghostwriter, communications strategist and recovering ...
What’s wrong with government? I know, you think you know the answer, but I’m pretty sure you don’t. Because the problem isn’t
Unhappy Anniversary, Democracy... But Together We Can Fix You
Sen. Tom Udall
Six years ago this week, the U.S. Supreme Court created a Wild West of campaign finance regulations. With their decision in
, five justices set the stage for a flood of secret special interest money trying to buy elections nationwide.
Ohio Should Send a Campaign Finance Reform Champion to the Senate
Director of Partnerships, Stand Up America
A recent poll showed that 78 percent of Americans -- Republicans, Democrats and Independents alike -- want to overturn
. This year, let's make sure that the 78 percent support candidates who will work for us. Let's support a candidate like Ted Strickland.
Glenn C. Altschuler
Thomas and Dorothy Litwin Professor of American Studies and De...
, Richard Hasen provides a careful and compelling analysis of the role of money in American politics and proposes a legal strategy to reform campaign financing to give all Americans a meaningful opportunity to participate in elections.
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