John McCain, the long-time Republican senator from Arizona, has been in the news often since Donald J. Trump said of him
It took the excitement generated by the political campaign of a self-described socialist, Bernie Sanders, to put into stark relief the extent to which the United States political system fails to reflect and respond to the aspirations of most Americans.
“We’re watching the destruction of the contribution limits, whose principal purpose was to prevent corruption.”
Carrie Chapman Catt founded the League upon the belief that the vote is the "emblem" of equality. That's why our work today
These extensions of party machinery are not the only questionably independent vehicles created since Citizens United. The
Since the June conference, Koch-linked groups have contributed millions in support of these candidates' campaigns. Sen. John
In response, the challenge states that following its Citizens United and McCutcheon rulings, the Supreme Court "requires
"Spending large sums of money in connection with elections, but not in connection with an effort to control the exercise
Government advocates have watched with dismay as the Supreme Court has systematically dismantled campaign finance laws, all while making it harder for individual Americans to secure their right to vote. This pattern isn't just the result of the conservative justices' misreading of the Constitution.
While Roberts dismisses Breyer's concerns in his controlling opinion, that doesn't mean campaign finance reformers should