citizens united

The Stunning Chutzpah of the Supreme Court's New Elimination of Campaign Contribution Limits
April 02, 2014

Once the horse is out of the barn, why not let out the cows, too?

John Roberts Shows He Has No Idea How Money Works in Politics
April 02, 2014

And that's very bad for our electoral process.

These Two Cases Could Be Corporate America's Biggest Gift Since Citizens United
November 26, 2013

A ruling on the Obamacare contraception mandate could give corporations all kinds of new powers.

Clarence Thomas Does Not Share the Founding Fathers' View of Corruption
October 11, 2013

On the second day of the Supreme Court term, the justices debated whether limits on aggregate campaign contributions were necessary to prevent individual donors from corrupting politicians through quid pro quo gifts.

New York's Campaign-Finance Law Worked, but New Yorkers Still Won't Celebrate It
September 16, 2013

The second-day story from New York City’s primaries last week could have been the exceptional performance of the city’s unique system of small-donor public financing.

The Amusing Alarm Over Obama's 2014 Fixation
April 04, 2013

As the Republican rout in the 2010 midterms loomed, official Washington had already assigned much of the blame to President Barack Obama’s half-hearted support for imperiled congressional Democrats.