All Articles on Citizens United

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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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As Trump Readies Pick, 70% of Democrats—and 67% of Republicans—Want Supreme Court to Overturn Citizens United
"Senators take note: big majorities want the next Supreme Court justice to favor limiting the amount of money corporations can spend on political campaigns."
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Elizabeth Warren: Democrats Will Keep Losing Until the Entire Party Is 'Willing to Take on the Billionaire Class'
"Money is going to drown our democracy, and if we don't start fighting back, and fighting back more aggressively, then we are part of the problem as well."
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'A Good Start': Democrats' Anti-Corruption Proposals Applauded as Actual Plan to Drain the Swamp
"We need this package—all of it—to unrig a political system that is working for corporations and the superrich."
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How To Stop Trump
He is the product of years of stagnant wages and big money's corruption of our democracy
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"Nobody in Congress is talking seriously about passing bills to remove private cash from the public elections—or even to mandate reasonable “dark money” disclosure." (DonkeyHotey/cc) Views
Who Will Protect Elections From U.S. Oligarchs?
No other “democracy” in the developed world comes close to the United States when it comes to giving big-money donors unregulated power in their national electoral processes.
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"Since 2010, the National Rifle Association has spent over $120 million to ensure the interest of gun manufacturers are represented over the safety of our families and the will of the people." (Photo: Light Brigading/flickr/cc) Views
To End Gun Violence, We Need to Address the Influence of Big Money In Politics
Despite overwhelming popular support for stricter gun control laws, Congress has been unwilling to act because of pressure from powerful special interests.
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  A 2012 protest against the U.S. Supreme Court's Citizens United decision by Occupy Miami activists. (Occupy Miami photo via Flickr.) Views
How Citizens United Continues to Transform Money in Politics
Years after Supreme Court ruling, a majority of Americans assign a lot of blame for dysfunction in the political system to "wealthy political donors" and "money in politics"
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Recognizing Populist Demand, Gillibrand and Booker Swear Off Corporate Cash
In making pledge, Gillibrand and Booker join a small group of their Senate colleagues—Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Maria Cantwell and Bernie Sanders—who have also vowed to reject corporate PAC donations
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