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.
Democrats are unlikely to garner the support of a Senate supermajority, or two-thirds of senators, which is what they would
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) spoke out against the rise of the wealthy in United States politics from the Senate floor Thursday
One day after a protest group posted unprecedented video footage of the Supreme Court in session, one of the leading faces
No majority consensus emerged during the argument, so it would be difficult to gauge Kagan's influence or how the justices
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.
In a blow against the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling, the second-largest city in the U.S. sent a strong, if symbolic
Woodbury expressed his opposition to Citizens United at an event on Monday. “This is not reasoned debate of the issues," Woodbury
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.
Now, American Tradition Partnership may be facing other legal headaches. The Associated Press has reported that it is the
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.