All Articles on Citizens United

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Arrogant Supreme Court Justices Trample the Law in Service of the Rich
These are right-wing lawless judges ignoring the laws and will of our elected representatives and trampling the dictates of legal precedent.
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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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"If we really want to stop Trump and prevent future Trumps, we will need to address these causes of Trump's rise." Views
How To Prevent Future Trumps
Trump isn't the cause of what’s happened to America. He's the consequence. So to avoid future lawmakers like him, root causes must be addressed.
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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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Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has announced his retirement after holding his position for more than 30 years (Photo: Reuters) Views
Timing of Kennedy's Retirement Only Cements His Right-Wing Legacy
When it came to money and power, 'moderate' Justice Anthony Kennedy had always been an agent of the top one percent.
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“This decision will fuel the fire of voter suppressors across the country who want to make sure their chosen candidates win reelection—no matter what the voters say.” (Photo: Franz Jantzen) Views
Supremes Give Stamp of Approval to Voter Suppression
The case could embolden other states to take steps to disenfranchise minorities, homeless, low-income, and people with disabilities—i.e., those who tend to vote Democratic.
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"Last Monday the court in its wedding-cake ruling declared gays once again second-class citizens, at least when their sexuality has to compete with someone else’s more stone-throwing version of Christianity." (Gexydaf) Views
Pious Homophobes Win One
Until the dissenting opinions win the day, the dignity of millions will be sacrificed at the hetero-altar of religious correctness.
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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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 "Hawkish Senate Democrats play a critical role as swing votes to keep the country at war and to ensure that the lion’s share of tax revenues keep flowing to the military-industrial complex." (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Views
How The War Industry Corrupts The U.S. Congress
How can we, the public, make our voices heard by a Congress corrupted by war profiteers, when the war industry can buy a bipartisan majority for war and militarism in the U.S. Senate with such a tiny fraction of its profits?
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"Nor has he shown any interest in unifying the nation, or speaking to the nation as a whole. Instead, he periodically throws red meat to his overwhelmingly white, rural, and older base." (Photo: Johnny Louis/Getty Images) Views
A Second American Civil War?
Consider Trump’s torrent of lies, his admiration for foreign dictators, his off-hand jokes about being “president for life” and his increasing invocation of a “deep state” plot against him.
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