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(Steve Masters and members of the Pennsylvania Public Interest Research Group demonstrate outside the US courthouse in Philadelphia.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Philadelphia Protesters Urge Remedy to 2010’s ‘Citizens United’ Ruling

Speakers denounced the 2010 “Citizens United” decision, which opened the floodgates for corporate (and, to a lesser extent, union) donations to political action committees.

10/08/2013

(Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Activists Mark 3rd Anniversary of Supreme Court’s Controversial ‘Citizens United’ Decision

“Get the money out of politics!” chanted members of nearly two dozen organizations in Love Park.

01/18/2013

Karl Rove (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: If Republicans Can’t Run A Campaign How Can They Run A Government?

It is clear that Democrats have shown a greater propensity to spend money wisely with their campaigns and allied groups. At the end of the day, that is what America needs.

10/02/2012

Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson (Photo by Aaron Tam/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Why Is China’s Largest Foreign Investor Spending So Much Money On Our Elections?

Sheldon Adelson, the largest foreign investor in China, has invested tens of millions of dollars in influencing the 2012 election and has vowed to spend $100 million to put his thumb on the scale for Mitt Romney in November.

07/20/2012

Karl Rove (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: Who Is ALEC?

In right wing politics, ALEC serves as the nexus between corporations and aspiring Republicans always eager to find access to additional campaign cash.

07/05/2012

(Credit: Steve Tawa)

Philadelphia Protest Marks 2nd Anniversary of High Court’s ‘Citizens United’ Ruling

Saying they want to limit corporate influence on American elections, about a hundred demonstrators took to the streets of center city Philadelphia on Friday afternoon in an attempt to gather support for a Constitutional amendment.

01/20/2012

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