How To Sweep Dark Money Out of Politics

Justice John Paul Stevens had seen a lot of precedent overturned by the time the Supreme Court ruled on Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission in January 2010. Appointed to the court by Gerald Ford after a career as a distinguished Republican jurist, he'd been there for contentious cases on abortion, the death penalty, Gitmo, you name it. But none had prepared him for the way the court's new conservative majority, led by John Roberts, seized on an ... Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Jack Powers - Jun 17, 2012 - 8:02 PM PDT
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As the rich get richer, throwing six-figure sums at presidential campaigns is just like tipping for good service. More »

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