Citizens United

Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Trade organizations are using nonprofit tax rules to wriggle out of disclosing spending, according to a new report.
"People forget about them because they've just been there [collecting] large sums of money for a very long time."
Julia Conley, staff writer
"To restore our one-person-one-vote democracy, we must pass a constitutional...
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
More and more states are agreeing: political spending is a problem.
"For years, Granite Staters have been working together across party lines,...


A few journalists actually doing their job have given us a chilling portrait of a post-Citizens-United American democracy where elections and power are won more by corporate cash than political leadership. A Guardian look at sealed documents in the investigation of Scott Walker campaign finance violations, and a Newsweek analysis of murky Trump connections around the world, reveal the pay-to-play democracy - and then some - that Bernie and many more warn us about.

Democracy Itself Is Under Threat

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