All Articles on Citizens United

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SCOTUS Has Gone Rogue
Thom Hartmann calls them “five unelected, unaccountable, Kings in black robes.” I call them “five results-oriented corporatists, who will twist their legal arguments into any pretzel logic necessary to recognize, and expand, the legal and the Constitutional rights of corporations, and the very...
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Senate Kills 'Citizens United' Reform
“Our democracy… is beyond broken. It is beyond shameful.”
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Constitutional Amendment Would Help Save Our Planet
You've changed the light bulbs, switched the car for a bike. Across the country, people are ready to take it to the next level. In September, literally thousands of people will gather in New York to show the force that citizens are bringing to the climate fight. The science is clear and the power...
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Senate Advances Effort to Overturn Citizens United
Advocates: Democracy for All amendment stands for the idea that 'big ideas, not big money, should rule in the public square'
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This Is a ‘Pivotal Moment’ for the Movement to Remove Big Money From Politics
The Senate will wrangle this week over whether to amend the Constitution to allow citizens and their representatives to organize elections where votes matter more than dollars. The amendment that is being considered is a consequential , if relatively constrained, proposal, which focuses on core...
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Senate Judiciary Committee Backs Amendment to Overturn ‘Citizens United’
Constitutional amendments are often proposed but rarely advanced to the stage of serious debate. What moves any meaningful amendment from mere paperwork to serious consideration is the popular will of the great mass of Americans. And the popular will of the great mass of Americans have been...
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Corporations Are Not People. Period.
On not settling for half measures when it comes to our democracy
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IRS Delays New Rules for Dark Money Groups
The agency has pushed back indefinitely a hearing on new regulations for social welfare nonprofits that spend money on politics.
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What else do the Koch brothers want? Views
What Do the Koch Brothers Really Want?
As a result of the disastrous Citizens United Supreme Court decision, billionaires and large corporations can now spend an unlimited amount of money to influence the political process. Perhaps, the biggest winners of Citizens United are Charles and David Koch, owners of the second-largest privately...
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Key U.S. Supreme Court decisions in the next term will likely hinge on Justice Anthony Kennedy's vote. Views
A Liberal Nightmare at the Supreme Court?
Three key high court cases that could dramatically shift U.S. constitutional law to the right are likely to hinge on the vote of Justice Anthony M. Kennedy.
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