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Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission 558 U.S. 310 (20...

wikipedia - 08 Nov 2016
Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission 558 U.S. 310 (2010) is a U.S. constitutional law and corporate law case dealing with the regulation of campaign spending by organizations. The United States Supreme Court held (5–4) on 21 January 2010 that freedom of speech prohibited the government from restricting independent political expenditures by a nonprofit corporation. The principles articulated by the Supreme Court in the case have also been extended to for-profit corporations, labor unions and
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How to fix Congress? Less money

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines - 03 Aug 2018
Leach traced many of the problems confronting the political system to the U.S. Supreme Court's Citizens United v. FEC decision, which granted corporations and other private entities the First Amendment right to spend unlimited amounts of money to ...
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How to Tell Where Brett Kavanaugh Stands on Citizens United

New York Times - 23 Jul 2018
It explains why he is likely to reaffirm and build on the Citizens United decision if he is confirmed to the Supreme Court. The sentence appeared in a 1976 Supreme Court decision, Buckley v. Valeo. It was, Judge Kavanaugh wrote in 2009, “perhaps the ...
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Why are there no black Koch brothers? - 23 Jul 2018
Since 2010, when the Supreme Court decided Citizens United v. FEC and opened floodgates to unlimited spending in elections, minority donors have been all but absent from every federal election's top 100 political spenders list, the analysis found.
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Donor transparency is the law

Washington Post - 23 Jul 2018
It undermines the Supreme Court's opinion in Citizens United v. FEC that prompt disclosure of expenditures provides “transparency [that] enables the electorate to make informed decisions and give proper weight to different speakers and messages.
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Anderson makes outsider, populist campaign for senate

Brainerd Dispatch - 10 Aug 2018
At the same time, Anderson said he stands by the directive of the Supreme Court in terms of Citizens United v. FEC—a landmark 2010 court case that granted corporations personhood, or similar rights and privileges as human beings. Instead, Anderson ...
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Follow pool apology with action

The News Journal - 23 Jul 2018
Big Pharma and other corporations cannot vote, yet they exert unbridled influence over our elected officials as a result of Supreme Court decisions like Citizens United v. FEC, which equated money with free speech and gave corporations the same rights ...
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Coinbase Now Has Its Own Political Action Committee

Cointelegraph - 21 Jul 2018
Following the 2010 Supreme Court case of Citizens United v. FEC, PACs became the subject of some controversy, as some see them as means for corporate or union donors to contribute massive sums to political campaigns. In Citizens United, provisions that ...
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Why the First Amendment may protect 3D-printed guns

Big Think (blog) - 03 Aug 2018
They have in the past, for instance, decided that activities like flag burning and nude dancing constitute acceptable forms of speech, and are therefore protected by the First Amendment. More recently, in Citizens United v. FEC, the Supreme Court ruled ...
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What Justice Kennedy Meant to Cities

CitiesSpeak - 01 Aug 2018
On many other issues Kennedy voted in lockstep with fellow Republican appointees, writing the court's controversial opinion in Citizens United v. FEC and joining Bush v. Gore and D.C. v. Heller (involving gun rights). Similar to Justice Kennedy's ...
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Housley challenges opponent's 'extreme' politics in senate bid

Brainerd Dispatch - 31 Jul 2018
In 2010, student loan debt surpassed credit card debt as the largest form of individual debt in the United States—$1.4 trillion. While this may inhibit economic mobility and opportunities for young Americans in an individual sense, it also poses a ...
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Who said it better: Trump or Bernie?

The Week Magazine - 06 Aug 2018
But though Trump has proffered no real plans (besides venting) to actually prevent the moneyed classes from buying government favors, Sanders has an elaborate agenda that involves overturning Citizens United v. FEC and moving to a system of public ...
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In their own words: US House

Casper Star-Tribune Online - 01 Aug 2018
I am advocating for a 28th amendment to the United States Constitution to overturn the 2010 United States Supreme Court decision Citizens United v. FEC, and thereby create space for national and state-level campaign finance reform. Our elected ...

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