“citizens-united” Charts

Princeton Study: American Government No Longer A Democracy »

When the policy-preferences of median-income Americans were compared to actual government policies enacted, the public majority's interests were found to…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 556
Score: 10

Dear Congress: Get Money Out of Politics »

In a poll of “likely voters,” a whopping 78 percent said reducing the influence of money in politics and elections…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 432
Score: 7

Cost of Clout: How Much Companies Pay to Influence Congress »

With the 2010 Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United, federal campaign contribution limitations on corporations were struck down as unconstitutional…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 178
Score: 5

Citizens Unite! (Read: 'Corporations') They're People Too... »

Chief Justice Roberts' Court has been more supportive of corporate interests than any modern court. Especially impactful have been cases…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 187
Score: 4

Land of the Free, Home of the Best Presidents Money Can Buy »

Despite a strong rejection of Citizens United during the last presidential election cycle, the unrestricted flow of cash into campaigning…

In These Times
by: In These Times
views: 227
Score: 3

How Do We Coddle the Super-Wealthy? »

The rules that shape our economy have been influenced by the super-wealthy over the past 30 years, and tilted in…

United for a Fair Economy
by: United for a Fair Economy
views: 64
Score: 2

What Now Will Become of Government by the People? »

With Citizens United, among other cases, the Supreme Court has eviscerated longstanding regulations of campaign finance-- with a dramatic effect…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 51

Dark Money Rises: Secret Spending Silences Democratic Voice »

Senate campaign spending by groups that do not fully disclose their donors-- known as "dark money"-- has increased over 200%…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 49

Lobbying Isn't Corruption, or Nepotism, It's Good Investment »

A report has found that for the 200 most politically active companies, every dollar spent in campaign contributions and federal…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 167

Why Who's in Charge Doesn't Matter-- In Lobbyists They Trust »

From 2007 to 2012, America's most politically active corporations spent $5.8 billion, an average of $28.9 million each, on congressional…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 75

Money in Politics: Always Dirty Now 'Dark' Too »

The newfound power of money on electoral politics in the aftermath of rulings like Citizens United has led to enormous…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 43

Massive Fundraising - A Bipartisan Effort in the House »

With 6 Republicans and 4 Democrats in the top 10 on fundraising for the 2014 House of Representatives races it's…

The National Memo
by: The National Memo
views: 38

Massive Fundraising - A Bipartisan Effort in the Senate »

With 5 each Republicans and Democrats in the top 10 on fundraising for the 2014 Senate races it's clear that…

The National Memo
by: The National Memo
views: 64