Alan Zibel

Alan Zibel

Alan Zibel is a researcher at Public Citizen.

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Friday, May 31, 2019
Ocasio-Cortez and Ted Cruz Agree: The Revolving Door Between Congress and Washington's Lobby Industry Has Got to Go
Who would have thought that Ted Cruz and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez would be in harmony about anything? But the progressive House freshman from New York and the conservative senator from Texas do agree that there’s something seriously wrong with the revolving door between Congress and Washington’s...
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 Individuals and organizations alike can spend as much as they want to support candidates as a result of this ill-considered decision that struck down the law prohibiting corporations and unions from spending money from their treasuries to influence elections. (Photo: Public Citizen) Views
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
This Is Not What Democracy Looks Like: Big Money Floods Midterm Election Races
More than eight years after the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision opened the floodgates for secret corporate money to flow into our elections, hundreds of millions of dollars from Super PACs and other outside groups are pouring into the tightest U.S. Congressional races. A Public...
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