This is the package of bills we've been expecting from Rep Van Hollen and Senator Schumer.
UPDATE: A blog by Schumer.
Senator Charles Schumer of New York is expected to introduce legislation on behalf of the Democratic leadership, coordinating with Congressman Chris Van Hollen of Maryland.
Sen Michael F. Bennet of Colorado may introduce a Constitutional amendment.
Sherrod Brown Introduces Citizens United Fixes
By David Dayen, FireDog Lake
Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) has introduced a bill that would mitigate the effects of the Citizens United ruling on corporate political spending. Saying that corporations already have enormous influence in Washington, as evidenced by their $3.3 billion dollars in annual lobbying expenses, Brown’s bill would at least try to stop this influence from moving into the electoral sphere.
By Senator Dodd's Office
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT) announced today that he will be introducing a constitutional amendment in the coming days to reverse the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. The decision overturned 100 years of precedents to come to the unjustified conclusion that corporations deserve the same free speech protections as individual Americans.
Kerry Blasts SCOTUS Campaign Finance Decision
Press release from Kerry's office
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator John Kerry (D-Mass.) testified before the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration at a hearing examining the Supreme Court’s recent ruling to allow unlimited corporate spending in elections.