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Philadelphia Freedom: Businesses for 28th Amendment and Note on OccupyPhilly

November 4, 2011

Jeff Clements

I’m in Philadelphia to testify at a legislative policy committee on Citizens United and corporate political spending. Here’s a my testimony, Government of and by the People? Corporate Political Spending in America After Citizens United and the Urgent Need for the 28th Amendment.

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Jeff Clements to testify tomorrow at campaign finance and Citizens United hearing at Philadelphia City Hall

Join Jeff Clements, FSFP Co-Founder, tomorrow morning, Friday Nov. 4th, in Philadelphia, for a hearing about campaign finance and how to respond to the Citizens United ruling. 

The hearing is being held by the Pennsylvania House Democratic Policy Committee — that is, the policy-setting arm of the Democratic caucus of elected Representatives at the state level. 

Here are the details:
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Constitutional Amendment to overturn Citizens United introduced in US Senate

U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Michael Bennet introduced a constitutional amendment to overturn the Citizens United decision.  The amendment calls on Congress to correct the Citizens United v. FEC Supreme Court ruling on campaign finance allowing virtually unlimited corporate and special interest spending in elections.  Joining Udall and Bennet as original cosponsors of the legislation are Sens. Tom Harkin, Dick Durbin, Chuck Schumer, Sheldon Whitehouse and Jeff Merkley.
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