All Articles on Citizens United

The Wall was never anything but a campaign slogan cooked up by aides to keep Trump on message. (Photo: Gage Skidmore/flickr/cc) Views
Trump’s Delusion About the Wall That Never Was
There never has been a serious plan to build a Wall. And there never will be a Wall. And that’s just fine with Trump, as long as he continues to keep the Wall as a political cudgel.
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American Democracy Seems Rigged Because It Is
Why we must get big money out of politics
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 Most of the reforms have been proposed by Democratic lawmakers to counter abuses pioneered or deployed this century by Republicans—whether extreme gerrymanders, voter suppression, or stealth financing—or rulings from the conservative majority on the U.S. Supreme Court that have deregulated campaigning. (Photo: J. Scott Applewhite/AP) Views
Democrats in Congress Unveil Ambitious Plan to Fix Our Election System
The new House Democratic majority will introduce H.R. 1, the most comprehensive democracy reform legislation seen this century
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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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A Bold, Progressive Agenda for a Happier and Healthier New Year
In the New Year, let us resolve to fight like we have never fought before for a government, a society and an economy that works for all of us, not just those on top.
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Views
Billionaire Heiress Lashes Out at Unions Because Her Fortune Didn’t Buy Election
If anyone has a “stranglehold” on politicians it’s silver spooned magnates like DeVos
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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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Fighting for the Climate: A Note from Post-Apocalyptic California
Those of us working to support aggressive policies on climate change need to develop counter-narratives that help people to understand who is getting in the way of a society that works for us all.
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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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Rep. Conor Lamb (D-Pa.) greets supporters after claiming victory in Pennsylvania's 17th Congressional District at his election-night party in Cranberry, Pa., on Nov. 6. (Photo: Gene J. Puskar/AP) Views
The Midterms Prove It: Progressive Ideas Are Now Mainstream
Candidates who promised to stand up for working people, challenge powerful interests and shake up a rigged political and economic system won up and down the ballot
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