Headlines Tagged with Campaign Finance — 667 headlines found
The consequences of loosening the aggregate limit could be dire, re-creating "the system of legalized bribery that existed prior to the Watergate campaign finance scandals," warns Fred Wertheimer of the progressive group Democracy 21.
Oct 9, 2013 Los Angeles Times
added Oct 9, 2013 22:39
Sen. Bernie Sanders: "The bottom line here is that if we do not want to move this nation to an oligarchic form of society, where a handful of billionaires can determine the outcome of these elections, then it is imperative not only that we overturn Citiz
Oct 9, 2013 Democracy Now!
added Oct 9, 2013 22:30
PATRICE: McCutcheon Oral Argument: Or, Justice Scalia Explains How $3.5 Million Isn’t That Much Money
1. The oral argument revealed how incredibly dumb the legal landscape becomes under the logic of Citizens United. If you haven’t been following McCutcheon, it’s basically the next logical step in the incremental dismantling of the campaign financing law
Oct 9, 2013 Above the Law (blog)
added Oct 9, 2013 22:28
This “money takes all” environment for elections leads to a government that is less and less representative of small-business owners — and anyone else who hasn't bought their way into the club.
Oct 9, 2013 Crain's Chicago Business
added Oct 9, 2013 22:26
Is the Supreme Court going to invalidate campaign finance laws further in the aftermath of its 2010 decision in Citizens United?
Oct 9, 2013 The Daily Beast
added Oct 9, 2013 22:22
because Super PACs are largely funded by wealthier donors, the aggregate caps would destroy the influence and impact of smaller donors in a variety of political arenas, while allowing larger donors to increase their influence in the political process; thi
Oct 9, 2013 Pointoflaw.com (Walter K. Olson blog)
added Oct 9, 2013 22:19
"Aggregate limits combat corruption," Verrilli told the nine Supreme Court justices, arguing that should party leaders such as the speaker of the House or Senate majority leader solicit seven-figure checks there is an "inherent risk of corruption" and a
Oct 8, 2013 Center for Public Integrity
added Oct 9, 2013 22:17
it is more logical to assume the flood of contributions in circulation only fuels and encourages the maverick behavior that led to the implosion of budget proceedings and the government shutdown. Those self-absorbed pols on Capitol Hill are not thinking a
Oct 4, 2013 Seattle (WA) Times
added Oct 9, 2013 22:14
So should the Supreme Court uphold personal limits on campaign contributions? Here is the Debate Club's take:
Oct 9, 2013 U.S. News & World Report
added Oct 9, 2013 22:10
A sharply-divided US Supreme Court engaged in a pointed debate on Tuesday over whether limiting the total amount of money an individual can give to federal candidates and political committees violates the free-speech rights of would-be campaign contributo
Oct 9, 2013 Christian Science Monitor
added Oct 9, 2013 16:58