Citizens United

Who Owns Your Candidate?

Who Owns Your Candidate?

It’s a new era of American politics. With regard to campaign finance, the Citizens United Supreme Court ruling — and the arguably worse McCutcheon v. FEC ruling — opened the doors to unrestricted corporate funding of our national elections. The primary mechanism in place facilitating this flood of private money is the super PAC. You’ve […]

Rachel Maddow: Extreme Campaign Spending Might Be Limited Soon (Video

Rachel Maddow: Extreme Campaign Spending Might Be Limited Soon (Video

Tuesday, Rachel Maddow discussed the The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service’s surprising proposal that could limit big money campaign spending by billionaires in the future. It would also limit the political activities of non-profit organizations, while also help prevent those who are invested in politics from using these groups to provide anonymity to donors. […]