Monthly Archives: January 2017

The Recorder: McGovern introduces bill seeking to remove big money influence in elections

Richie Davis of the Recorder reports on the introduction of the Democracy For All Amendment by U.S. Representative James McGovern and other members of Congress. The amendment would overturn the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Citizens United. Click here to learn … More »

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Democracy For All Amendment Reintroduced in House & Senate

Days after the seven year anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the Citizens United case, Congressman Ted Deutch (FL-22), Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02), and Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) joined Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) and Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) in re-introducing the Democracy for All Amendment. More »

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Federal Election Commission Responds to the Case that Could End Super PACs

On Friday, January 13, the Federal Election Commission filed its response in the federal lawsuit that could end super PACs. This case seeks the reversal of the 2010 lower federal court ruling in SpeechNow.org v. FEC, which unleashed super PAC spending in US elections, and which is vulnerable to being overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court. More »

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