Since the Citizens United decision in 2010, campaign spending has exploded and made room for corporations and millionaires to have more influence in elections.
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“The power to speak freely is a hollow freedom for the millions of Americans whose voice is drowned out by the booming echo of big money posing as free speech.”
Dennis Van Roekel: “No kindergarten teacher, school nurse, librarian, food service worker or school bus driver can compete with the deep pockets of billionaires.”
“We need a government of, by and for the people – not bought and paid for by big money donors and special interests.” — Congressman John Sarbanes
Super PACs have been roundly criticized for their lack of disclosure and their ability to accept unlimited donations from corporations.
Constitutional amendment would restrain unlimited contributions from corporations to secretive Super PACs
It’s been three years since the Supreme Court’s controversial decision to equate unlimited campaign donations with free speech, and citizens are speaking out.
Defeated ally of Gov. Scott Walker still refuses to concede.
Second anniversary of Supreme Court decision marked by protests.