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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
citizens united v. fec

Counterpoint: US Supreme Court of cash clowns

Greensboro News & Record - 08 Jun 2018
With the double whammy of Citizens United and now The Masterpiece Cake caper, our neo-conservative GOP-puppet Supreme Court has made it clear that the only element in our culture currently entitled to equal protection under the law is . . . currency ...
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Missouri's dark money scandal, explained

San Francisco Chronicle - 01 Jun 2018
Since the Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United v. FEC ruling, which deemed political spending limits on businesses and unions to be unconstitutional, an estimated $800 million in dark money has been spent in federal elections, according to the Center ...
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Montigny advances campaign finance reform

SouthCoastToday.com - 31 May 2018
Originally filed as a means to address the Supreme Court's decision in Citizens United v. FEC, the resolution calls on Congress to propose an amendment to the Constitution that directs it and the states to “place limits on political contributions and ...
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Is a second American civil war possible?

Standard-Examiner - 05 Jun 2018
The data Gilens and Page used comes from the period from 1981 to 2002, before the Supreme Court opened the floodgates to big money in its Citizens United v. FEC decision. It's likely to be far worse now. So when Trump says the political system is ...
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Opinion | Is a second American civil war possible?

Knoxville News Sentinel - 08 Jun 2018
The data Gilens and Page used comes from the period from 1981 to 2002, before the Supreme Court opened the floodgates to big money in its Citizens United v. FEC decision. It's likely to be far worse now. So when Trump says the political system is ...
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Super PAC aims to support Native American candidates

Santa Fe New Mexican - 02 Jun 2018
Haaland, for example, has stated that “Democrats should lead by example when it comes to taking big money out of politics” and that she “will fight to overturn Citizens United and bring democracy back to the people.” Scott Forrester, Haaland's campaign ...
citizens united v. fec

Robert B. Reich: Is a second American civil war possible?

Daily Herald - 05 Jun 2018
The data Gilens and Page used comes from the period from 1981 to 2002, before the Supreme Court opened the floodgates to big money in its Citizens United v. FEC decision. It's likely to be far worse now. So when Trump says the political system is ...
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8 years later: How Citizens United changed campaign finance

Center for Responsive Politics - 07 Feb 2018
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 ...
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It's time for liberals to get over Citizens United

Vox - 07 May 2018
From the moment the 2010 Supreme Court ruling Citizens United v. FEC came down, it scandalized liberals. The decision heralded the “hostile corporate takeover of our democratic process,” Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) thundered at the time. In 2017, a ...
citizens united v. fec

Grant to Trump: How court cases influenced campaign finance

Center for Responsive Politics - 06 Oct 2017
Money and politics in the United States have become increasingly intertwined, a relationship which reached new heights when the Supreme Court ruled in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (FEC) to allow corporations to spend unlimited ...
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The New York Times's Citizens United hypocrisy

American Enterprise Institute - 01 Dec 2017
What bothers me is that the Times's editorial board is among the most vocal opponents of the Citizens United v. FEC decision. In 2010, the Supreme Court struck down an election law that barred corporate and union “electioneering communications” within ...

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