All Articles on Citizens United

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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Since 'Citizens United,' Just 15 Groups Account for 75 Percent of the $800+ Million in Dark Money Spent on US Elections
"Policy ideas and candidates' positions should be promoted by organizations who are proud to be engaged in our public arena, not secretive front groups designed to deceive voters, hide donors, and deploy deceptive tactics."
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Because Corporate Money 'Poisoning Our Democracy,' Progressives Launch #FixDemocracyNow Campaign
A new nationwide initiative calls for campaign finance reform, stronger voting rights, and an end to gerrymandering
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'Dark Money': New Documentary Offers Up-Close and 'Harrowing Portrait' of How Secret Corporate Cash Is Destroying American Democracy
After Citizens United , says director Kimberly Reed, "you could just see political power slipping out of the hands of the average citizen and into the hands of a handful of super-rich people."
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'Actions Speak Louder Than Words': Prominent Group 'End Citizens United' Called Out for Backing Democrats Drowning in Corporate Cash
"If their organization only supported candidates who firmly pledged no PAC money, their contributions could breathe much-needed life into grassroots campaigns. Instead it looks more like an intentional obfuscation."
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