All Articles on Citizens United

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Democrats Propose Constitutional Amendment to 'Wipe Clean the Dark Stain' of Citizens United
"To restore our one-person-one-vote democracy, we must pass a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United and stop this country's slide to oligarchy."
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how could Trump get reelected, and how could democracy get wiped out in the USA? (Photo: AP) Views
How a Trojan Horse Project to Rewrite Our Constitution Could Actually Happen if Trump Wins in 2020
It’s looking more and more like the endgame here for Trump—and the right-wing billionaires who support him and the GOP—is not just to get reelected, but to actually rewrite our Constitution and end the American experiment
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In Step Toward Ending Dark-Money Elections, Court to Review Case That Created Super PACs
"We need to put 'We the People' back in charge, and that starts by closing the gaping super PAC loophole that has allowed dark money to overwhelm our elections."
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Free speech… if you can afford the megaphone! (Photo: Mike Keefe InToon.com) Views
On Democracy, Did Our Highest Court Ignore Its Strongest Argument?
Americans end up with the right to speak but zero right to be heard
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Attendees hold signs as they listen to speakers during a rally calling for an end to corporate money in politics and to mark the fifth anniversary of the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision, at Lafayette Square near the White House, January 21, 2015 in Washington, D.C. News
Nine Years After Citizens United, Calls to Overturn 'Horrendous' Decision and Pass Pro-Democracy HR1
"Until Citizens United is overturned, the corporate oligarchy will maintain the power to block the policies favored by the majority of Americans."
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American Democracy Seems Rigged Because It Is
Why we must get big money out of politics
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In Bid to 'Get Big Money Out of Politics,' House Lawmakers Introduce Constitutional Amendment to Overturn Citizens United
"From gun violence to healthcare costs to climate change, the issues Americans care about have been held hostage by wealthy special interests. No more."
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Despite the enormous support for the idea of an amendment on campaign finance, we also need to be thinking about other ways to reduce the influence of big money in politics.(Image: Shutterstock.com) Views
Fixing Campaign Finance Needs to Be at the Center of Democracy Reform
It’s still overwhelmingly popular
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Corporate PACs Cling to Relevance Amid Rise of Progressives Refusing Big Business Donations
A pro-corporate PAC lobbying group " clearly didn't get the resounding message that the midterm election sent"
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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
This Is Not What Democracy Looks Like: Big Money Floods Midterm Election Races
“This is the world Citizens United made.”
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