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Center for Responsive Politics: Millions in Masked Money Funneled into 2018 Elections

In a report by The Center For Responsive Politics, spending by groups that only partially disclose their donors and by secret money groups dominated the 2018 midterm election cycle. According to federal election records at the time of reporting: Partially-disclosing … More »

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Shanna Cleveland on the Legal Edition: How Money & Politics are Hijacking the Constitution

Free Speech For People Senior Counsel Shanna Cleveland joined Attorney Mary Kay Elloian on the Legal Edition to discuss how “corporate personhood,” a fiction designed decades ago by a lawyer for Big Tobacco, is hijacking our US Constitution. Learn how … More »

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The Nation: Brett Kavanaugh Should Be Impeached

In an article in The Nation, John Nichols cited our campaign calling on Congress to launch impeachment proceedings against Judge Brett Kavanaugh for committing perjury. Nichols discusses the background of the call for impeachment proceedings. He details how, during his … More »

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How Big Money Shackles Immigration Policy

In December 2016, Free Speech For People released the report “Private Prisons and Political Contributions: How Big Money Shackles Immigration Policy.” The bilingual report was authored by Democracy Honors Fellow Jasmine Gomez and Demos’ Pamela Cataldo, and explored the effects … More »

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