Tag: Citizens United
After a candidate is elected, mega-donors look to influence public policy, which occurs fairly regularly in politics
Thanks to a class of reformers elected in 2018, we’ve already begun that process.
Today, Senate Democrats introduced the Democracy for All Amendment, a proposed Constitutional amendment that would overturn the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens...
"For nearly a decade, the SpeechNow ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has allowed big money donors to evade federal campaign contribution limits and corrupt even further our political process."
The dark money landscape is more than just direct spending, hundreds of millions more is being funneled through other kinds of groups that don’t fully disclose their donors.
"Citizens can't exercise their right to self-governance if we don't know who is funding our representatives."
The problem is that far too many Americans do not feel any such obligation and that’s why so many incompetents and corporate-controlled politicians keep getting elected again and again.