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Will Wilkinson defends the propriety of allowing foreign citizens and corporations to finance campaign ads in the US: The United States is no hermit kingdom. If America decides it is going to invade a place, impose sanctions, or otherwise meddle...
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Campaign Finance Reformers Facing Major Political, Legal Obstacles

Politics / US Politics : Open Secrets (4 years ago)

This has not been a kind year for campaign finance reformers. Setting aside the now-famous Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission ruling from the Supreme Court, which allowed corporations and unions to spend freely on campai... Read Post

Citizens United Hearing: Pass Bill To Stop BP From Buying Elections, Says Public Financing Advocate

Politics / US Politics : Huffington Post: Politics Blog (5 years ago)

Congress should pass legislation to counteract the recent Supreme Court decision allowing unlimited corporate campaign ad spending to prevent oil giant BP from buying elections,... Read Post

SCOTUS Rejects Montana Citizens United Challenge

Politics / US Politics : Open Secrets (3 years ago)

In a 5-4 vote, the United States Supreme Court struck down a century-old Montana state campaign finance law this morning that limits corporate political spending, effectively applying the court's controversial 2010 Citizens United r... Read Post

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