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Particularly since the 2010 Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission drastically loosened restrictions on campaign contributions, millionaires, billionaires, deep-pocketed corporations, and college students armed with gallon-bags of nickels have enjoyed ... Money
Advocates say Supreme Court decisions like Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, which ruled that corporations and unions spending money to influence elections is protected speech under the First Amendment, created an unequal playing field where big money has more say than ... politics Activists

For the first time in my life I am hopeful about government. I am hopeful that the citizens and state legislators can work together to fix our broken democracy and make our government accountable to we the people, as it was initially intended. My name is Kehaulani Fanene and I live in Laie, Hawaii. I am ...
An advisory referendum passed by a whopping 88% to 12% margin asking for a constitutional amendment to essentially overturn the controversial Citizens United v Federal Election Commission decision in the supreme court. Gary and Pam Knudtson spearheaded the movement in La Crosse. In order ... Citizens
Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, 2010. In a landmark case that restructured American campaign finance, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that political donations amount to a form of speech protected under the First Amendment, even when the spending is done by corporations and ... Milk
The referendum is in response to the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in the case of Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. In 2010, the Supreme Court voted 5-4 that corporations and unions can spend unlimited amounts in elections. The referendum states that corporations and other entities ...

For some odd reason our County Board has now taken displeasure with an 8-year-old Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission concerning campaign contributions. Since when did campaign spending become such a problem here? Their ballot question is should ... First Amendment
Valeo, 424 U.S. 1 (1976) and Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, 558 U.S. 310 (2010). This means that corporations and wealthy donors could expend unlimited amounts of money to affect and influence the deliberations that would take place in such a convention, as well as to influence ...
A series of U.S. Supreme Court decisions including Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission struck down long-standing campaign finance laws. The rulings determined that the use of unlimited money to influence the outcome of an Election by individuals, corporations, unions and other entities ...
... to run amuck, depredating the purity of elections, former President Barack Obama famously grieved his disappointment at his State of the Union Address. At the time, purveyors of the Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision deemed that the Supreme Court ruling championed free ... money corruption
"In 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission overturned decades of campaign finance law and gave corporations, billionaires and super PACs new privileges to spend unlimited amounts of money to promote or defeat political candidates," said Smith. "This is ... money corruption
“We suffered a similar fate when we challenged the federal ban on corporate sponsored political speech, but were ultimately vindicated at the U.S. Supreme Court in the landmark Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision,” he said. Boos said the group was evaluation its options, including an ... money corruption
While portions of the McCain-Feingold Campaign Reform Act restricting political spending and limits on political advertising were struck down by the Supreme Court's landmark 2009 decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, the law's namesake is endorsing Koh because of his stated ... money corruption
Gillibrand said her worry about corporate money in politics stems from the 2010 U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, which found the government cannot restrict political contributions from corporations. The New York senator, who is up for re-election this year, ... money corruption
Jan. 21 was the eighth anniversary of the Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission Supreme Court decision that decided in favor of giving “legal entities” such as corporations, unions and political action committees the same political rights as individuals. As a result of that decision, such entities can ... money corruption
Eight years ago, the Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. FEC defined the modern federal campaign finance system. How did we get there, and how has the system continued to evolve? Since the passage of the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA) of 1971, congressional action and court rulings ... money corruption
Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission was a landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court holding that the First Amendment prohibits government ... otherwise know as McCain-Feingold, and the U.S. Supreme Court's 2010 decision in Citizens United v. FEC were major catalysts for this growth. money corruption

First, let's acknowledge that it is not only the Kremlin and its affiliated oligarchs that may be using the cloak of anonymity created by the Supreme Court's 2010 decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission to funnel money to favored Super PACs in the American political system. Yes, the ... money corruption
The Koch brothers, worth an estimated $100 billion together, have become the gorillas of dark money contributions distorting American democracy since the Supreme Court's decision in Citizens United v. FEC, which opened the door to unlimited campaign contributions from corporations, unions and ... money corruption
It coincides with the 8th anniversary of the Citizens United v. FEC decision, which allowed corporations, unions and certain nonprofits to raise and spend unlimited amounts of money to advocate for and against political candidates. Do Trump's stage-setting declarations about political money still carry ... money corruption
Wisconsin United to Amend will hold an “Unhappy Birthday Party for Citizens United” at three locations in Wisconsin. “It's been eight years since the elitist Supreme Court sided with billionaires and corporate fat cats and damaged our democratic republic,” said Wisconsin United to Amend, in a prepared ... money corruption
Wisconsin United to Amend will hold an “Unhappy Birthday Party for Citizens United” at three locations in Wisconsin. “It's been eight years since the elitist Supreme Court sided with billionaires and corporate fat cats and damaged our democratic republic,” said Wisconsin United to Amend, in a prepared ... money corruption
It was just eight years ago that the Supreme Court's Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision resulted in a disastrous environment of money-dominated politics. Modern campaign finance laws have enabled unrestricted monetary contributions to election campaigns. As these laws stand ... money corruption
... Noakes is running as a Democrat in Michigan and aims to address voting reform, environmental issues particularly focused on providing clean water, and federal issues like the Affordable Care Act. Noakes also plans to focus on the consequences of the 2010 Supreme Court case Citizens United v. FEC. money corruption
Valleo, Citizens United v. FEC and McCutcheon v. FEC, and by lower courts in decisions based upon them. As a result, the pace at which torrents of money, much of it “dark,” i.e. unreported, from wealthy special interests gush into our elections has accelerated exponentially. The scandalous, unreported ... money corruption
48: Percent of people who said they oppose the controversial Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision. 57: Percent of people who say limits should be placed on how much money super PACs can raise and spend. 0: “Chance in hell” of congressional Democrats' efforts to overturn Citizens ... money corruption
“If corporations have protected speech, then we want to know what they're saying,” Wuest says, referencing the U.S. Supreme Court's 2010 decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. The court ruled that under the free speech clause of the First Amendment, governments cannot restrict ... money corruption
28 meeting supporting legislation that would petition Congress to reverse the controversial 2010 Supreme Court decision Citizens United v. FEC. The Supreme Court decision had two elements that have changed the way political campaigns are funded: It gave corporations and other artificial legal entities ... money corruption
A 2010 U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission erected roadblocks to transparency in the election process, and Congress should work to overturn it. While such a recommendation is about as feckless as spitting in the wind, protections for voters are more likely to occur ... money corruption
Few Supreme Court opinions have been as controversial as Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, the 2010 decision that struck down limits on corporations' campaign expenditures, finding them to be an abridgment of free speech. Like most of the Court's recent campaign-finance rulings, the case was decided ... money corruption
This time around, it is Washington-D.C.-based "Equal Citizens" and it wants the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn its 2010 Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision striking down limits on corporations' campaign expenditures. The court ruling, correctly, protected those political contributions as ... money corruption
The final question that may still be on track for the ballot at this point would ask voters to establish a non-partisan “Citizens Commission” to advance a constitutional amendment that would overturn the Supreme Court ruling in the campaign finance case Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. money corruption
“The corrupting influence of uncontrolled spending on political campaigns, accelerated by the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, has widespread destructive consequences felt at the federal, state, and local levels,” Crombie said in a press release announcing ... money corruption
Not enough, according to one grassroots organization. Wyoming Promise aims to decrease the presence of dark money in politics through an amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The 28th amendment would overturn a 2010 U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. money corruption
Gore, or Citizens United v. FEC, criticism came from both left and right. "Wait," conservative blogger Jennifer Rubin wrote in The Washington ... money corruption
... government and business, and attempts to reverse the bonkers Supreme Court decision “Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.”. money corruption
Even after Citizens United v. FEC unleashed a torrent of donations to so-called “independent” groups that operate separately from parties and ... money corruption
Pryor recalled he was in the U.S. Senate when the Supreme Court ruled in 2010 in the Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission case, ... money corruption
Citing the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. FEC, Pearce's attorney, Matthew Hoyt argued the Secretary of State's interpretation ... money corruption
Bennet also criticized the Supreme Court's 2010 decision in Citizens United v. FEC, calling the majority opinion written for this case as bad as ... money corruption
Let us ensure that big money in politics does not muzzle our voices. In the 2010 Citizens United v. FEC ruling, a divided Supreme Court ... money corruption
After the U.S. Supreme Court decided in Citizens United v. FEC that it is unconstitutional to place limits on corporations making independent ... money corruption
... ruled in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (FEC) to .... When Citizens United v. FEC was decided in 2010, its impact did not ... money corruption
Snyder, in a statement, said the new law clarifies the Supreme Court's 2010 ruling in the case of Citizens United v. FEC, a decision that paved ... money corruption
Supporters say the plan updates state law to account for the 2010 U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United v. FEC in which business ... money corruption
The "Citizens United v Federal Election Commission" Supreme Court decision of 2010 equated freedom of speech with freedom to make unlimited financial contributions to political causes (through various organizations, for-profit and otherwise). Unhappily, it has enabled wealthy people to influence public ... money corruption
The final question that may still be on track for the ballot at this point would ask voters to establish a non-partisan “Citizens Commission” to advance a constitutional amendment that would overturn the Supreme Court ruling in the campaign finance case Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. money corruption
Now that the Republican tax bill has exposed the class warfare that underlies the party's motivations, we've heard Democrats criticize the premises of Reaganomics. Lost in the din of Democratic politicians righteously denouncing this latest Republican tax scam is the often facilitating role many Democrats ... money corruption
Super PACs — These are political committees, made possible by the Supreme Court's Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision and another lower court ruling, that can accept unlimited contributions from corporations, labor unions and individuals. Super PACs are independent, and they're ... money corruption
... the Supreme Court ruled in 2010's Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission that corporations, unions, and certain nonprofits (like the ... money corruption


 

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