The Supreme Court doesn't seem to care about much besides the very richest when it comes to campaign finance law. In the 2010 decision Citizens United vs. FEC, the court ruled that no amount of money can corrupt a politician, hence there...Show More Summary
Since the rise of the Fidel Castro in 1959, millions of Cuban citizens have tried to illegally gain entrance to the United States, seeking refuge from the regime. Many of these people have attempted to enter the US using makeshift rafts to travel the treacherous 332 miles of water between Cuba and Miami. Show More Summary
It simply doesn’t make sense in any sort of context that says the job of the President of the United States is to look after the welfare of the country’s citizens: The official U.S. unemployment rate has indeed fallen steadily during the past few years, but the economic recovery has created the fewest jobs relative […]
This fall marks the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, a quarter century since world governments officially pronounced that the globe's youngest citizens were, in fact, people who deserved to be treated as such. Show More Summary
Following Citizens United, FEC v. SpeechNow, and McCutcheon, what remains of federal election law is that political action committees can't coordinate with candidates and parties if they want their expenditures to remain "independent." There are, however, no limits to the ways in which PACs will exploit loopholes (and that's a......
Well, the state of campaign finance laws isn't all bad. A month or so after the Tenth Circuit said that Citizens United didn't have to disclose the contributors to its film "Rocky Mountain Heist," the Fifth Circuit upheld the constitutionality of Mississippi's campaign disclosure requirements, reversing a district court order......
There are many great dads in the world, but few can say that they became a superhero to surprise their child. That's exactly what United Kingdom citizen Mike Wilson did for his son Jayden, who is suffering from a Grade Four Stem brain tumor. Show More Summary
Ruled over by Princess Apoidea, the Insketia Kingdom is a neighbor to Princess Mayapple's lands. Insektia is populated by an industrial people. Hard working citizens that come from various species of Insectoid, all united by Apoidea's efforts. Show More Summary
According to a recent survey 1 of citizens in 14 countries, the United States ranks second in the amount of ignorance about things like teenage birth rates, unemployment rates, and immigration. Only Italians were more clueless. You can take a version of the test yourself and then view the results (results for the US only). Show More Summary
Chinese citizens traveling to and from the United States on "short-term business and tourist travel" will now have the option to obtain 10-year visas, announced President Obama at this week’s APEC CEO Summit in China. “Under the newShow More Summary
We all know Congresspeople spend a ton of cash. In fact, since 1998, Congressional spending on elections has nearly doubled, thanks in part to the controversial Citizens United Supreme Court ruling, which struck down spending limits for corporations and other organizations. Show More Summary
Under law, in the United States, police are allowed to use lethal force if they are reasonably afraid for their personal safety or the safety of others. However, being allowed to kill citizens and the act actually being the best option...Show More Summary
By Bill Trott WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. citizens Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller have been freed from detention by the North Korean government and are returning to the United States, the U.S. government said on Saturday. Bae and Miller were being accompanied home by James Clapper, the director of national intelligence, his office said. Show More Summary
U.S. officials said today that Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller, both U.S. citizens who had been detained by the North Korean government, have been freed and are returning to the United States, Reuters reports. Bae had been held in...Show More Summary
Washington says Matthew Todd Miller and Kenneth Bae have been released and are on their way back to the United States.
U.S. citizens Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller have been freed from detention by the North Korean government and are returning to the United States, the U.S. government said on Saturday. Bae and Miller were being accompanied by James Clapper, the director of national intelligence, his office...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. citizens Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller have been freed from detention by the North Korean government and are returning to the United States, the office of the director of national intelligence said on Saturday. Show More Summary
The 2014 congressional elections confirmed that the Supreme Court's decision in Citizens United was based on fundamentally flawed premises. The Court majority in Citizens United explicitly based its misguided decision on two grounds:...Show More Summary
Citizens in dozens of communities voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday for their legislators to pass a constitutional amendment to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision, which opened the door for the super-rich and corporations to trample democracy. As...
Don’t think Citizens United made a difference for the GOP in Tuesday’s midterms? The plaintiff in the landmark Supreme Court case thinks so. “Citizens United, our Supreme Court case, leveled the playing field, and we’re very proud of the impact that had in last night’s election,” said David Bossie,...