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Senators Introduce Constitutional Amendment To Overturn Citizens United

via Zaid Jilani, ThinkProgress One of the overarching themes of the 99 Percent Movement is that our democracy is too corrupted by corporate special interests. This corruption was worsened last year by the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision, which allowed for huge new unregulated flows of corporate political spending. Yesterday, six Democratic senators — Tom … Continue reading

Citizens United Going Down? Democrats Introduce Constitutional Amendment To Overturn Ruling

via Hayley Miller, The Huffington Post The Supreme Court may treat corporations like people who can spend whatever they want on elections, but the American people don’t have to accept it, said Democratic senators who proposed a constitutional amendment Tuesday to retake control of campaign spending. The amendment, introduced by Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.), doesn’t … Continue reading

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