Day: March 26, 2018

Challenging Super PACs Eight Years After SpeechNow

Eight years ago today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit decided v. FEC, the case that created super PACs.  As explained by scholars and experts in political corruption and constitutional law, the SpeechNow ruling was legally erroneous at the time under Supreme Court precedent (including Citizens United). Unfortunately, then-Attorney General Eric Holder decided not to appeal SpeechNow to the
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Podcast: Centering Marginalized Communities

Our Democracy Honors Fellow Jasmine Gomez joined Allie Boldt (from Demos) joined Laura Friedy on the Every Voice Podcast on how to take an intersectional approach to money in politics to bring new and necessary voices to the movement.  Jasmine and Allie discussed their new framework for ensuring that historically marginalized communities — like communities
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