Future generations will look back at this election and either say that we defeated Citizens United by electing a man serious about defeating the Court's decision, or succumbed to the grip of corporations by voting against the interests of our democracy. America's democracy is in dire need of an honest man.
The Supreme Court didn't directly tell me I'm not allowed to contribute to political candidates. Instead, they've just made it fairly meaningless for me to bother.
Roberts' record is troubling in its own right. But it is even more troubling when contrasted with the promises he made to the Senate, and the American people, in his confirmation hearing.
There is advocacy journalism and there is Citizen Koch.
"The Supreme Court has equated money with speech, so the more money you have the more speech you get, and the more influence
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) spoke out against the rise of the wealthy in United States politics from the Senate floor Thursday
99Rise co-founder Kai Newkirk joined HuffPost Live Friday to discuss his role in the first disruption of a Supreme Court
Such questions evoked derision at times from Justices Antonin Scalia and Samuel Alito, the latter referring to "wild hypotheticals
According to the resolution, Congress must propose a constitutional amendment “clarifying the distinction between the rights
Do I really believe that Limbaugh has evolved beyond partisanship? No, the sun still rises in the East. But I'm grinning because I've learned that at the end of the day America only works when it represents its people, and it's fun to see Rush learn that lesson too.
California voters may also get a chance to join Colorado and Montana as state electorates that support the ruling's reversal
The Bangor Daily News reports Woodbury's former opponent’s privately funded campaign raised more than six times as much as
California officials have widened an investigation into the source of $11 million that was mysteriously funneled by a few nonprofit groups in 2012. Joining the conversation is HuffPost Senior Political Economy Reporter Zach Carter.
In its reports to the state, the PAC revealed only that the funds had arrived in mid-October from Americans for Responsible
Correction: A previous version of this post stated that the event was put on by Oxford University; it was hosted by the Oxford
2012-08-28-scblog2.pngWhatever the issues you most care about, this November's election will be a choice between two Supreme Courts. And the two alternatives could not be more different.
How can a small business owner feel so powerless and so misrepresented when groups abound that claim to have my back?
The resolution goes on quote Justice John Paul Stevens' dissenting Citizens United opinion -- that corporations "are not
The Supreme Court has ruled. But, in a democracy, citizens rule. We can do that by working with and through responsible elected officials who are committed to reclaiming America for the electorate rather than the elite.