Author Archives: Oske Buckley

BREAKING: New Hampshire Becomes the 20th State to Call for a Constitutional Amendment Overturning Citizens United

Today, the New Hampshire Senate voted to pass HB 504, a bill calling for an amendment to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United, which allowed unlimited money from wealthy and corporate donors to flood elections. The state … More »

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Just Security: How Impeachment Proceedings Would Strengthen Congress’s Investigatory Powers

In a new article from Just Security, Michael Stern explores how impeachment proceedings would strengthen Congress’s investigatory powers and address the continued defiance of subpoenas, requests for information, and more by the Trump administration. Stern explores the depth of information … More »

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Massachusetts Non-Partisan Citizen Commission Works to End Big Money Dominance in U.S. Election

Massachusetts announced on May 1, 2019, the members of the first-in-the-nation, 15-member non-partisan Citizen Commission to advance the state’s policy in favor of an amendment to the United States Constitution to address concerns about corruption, undue influence, and unequal citizenship … More »

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Amicus Brief by Election Security Experts Highlights Major Flaws in South Carolina Election Systems

“With this brief, election security experts are sounding the alarm about the vulnerability of voting systems in South Carolina and in other states using electronic voting machines which cannot be trusted for properly counting our votes. With the 2020 election … More »

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Former Montana Supreme Court Justice James Nelson: Trump must be bound by Constitutional chains

In an important new oped for the the Independent Record, former Montana Supreme Court Justice James C. Nelson discusses why we must hold President Trump accountable for his violations of the US Constitution, our democratic values, and the rule of … More »

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