Monday, July 15, 2019

Tag: Super PACs

In step toward ending dark-money elections, court to review case that...

"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."

Inside Donald Trump’s army of super PACs and MAGA nonprofits

Trump’s army of organized support has expanded since then, with a dozen or so major nonprofits and super PACs pushing his policy platform and priming the public for Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign.

Warren shuts down her joint fundraising PAC, urges 2020 Democratic presidential...

"I just mean that people should not be self-funding and they should not be funded from PACs from other billionaires. Get out there, trust your message."

Blue wave of money propels 2018 election to record-breaking $5.2 billion...

The high levels of partial disclosure suggest that dark money is not disappearing.

The hidden money funding the midterms

Strategies that let super PACs delay revealing their donors until after the election are gaining popularity among both Democrats and Republicans.

Study: Most Americans want to kill ‘Citizens United’ with constitutional amendment

Both Republican and Democratic voters want to amend the Constitution to limit big money’s role in politics.

Turning churches into super PACs

A bogus campaign for "religious freedom" could create unholy temples of dark money.

The Long Path to Reversing Citizens United

Campaign finance lawyers are pursuing two legal strategies to try and push back against the 2010 ruling, and other court decisions, that deregulated our campaign finance system.

Bernie Sanders Raised $33 Million in Campaign Donations Last Quarter

Bernie Sanders was able to raise over $33 million for his campaign with only small donations from supporters.

How Much ‘Free Speech’ Can You Buy?

Mega-rich families and the corporations they control have bought more than a million dollars' worth of "free" speech in this so called "democratic" election process. It's time we get Big Money out of our political system.

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Texas judge convicted of bribery and obstruction

“No one – especially a judge – is above the law.”

Americans are dying because they can’t afford their insulin

“My son and Jesy, they were murdered. They were killed by big Pharma. The cause of death should actually be on their death certificates, corporate greed.”

550,000 acres on fire in Alaska in latest sign of the climate crisis

Alaska's fires show the footprints of climate change in multiple ways.

Logic for progressives: an interview with Professor Ben Burgis

Ben Burgis, an author and professor of philosophy at Rutgers University, is on a mission to make progressives more effective in confronting the right with good arguments, whether...