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Because of Citizens United, corporations and PACs have an outsize influence on elections for city councils and utility commissions.
From restricting voting rights to allowing more secret money in elections, the Badger State is the poster child for the recent cutbacks to democratic rights in America.
Justice Scalia’s legacy on campaign finance is clear. But perhaps less well known is how much he valued transparency in political activity.
The presidential contenders want to harness voter anger. But moneyed special interests have influenced policy for more than 100 years.
The budget bill bans the SEC from setting rules on dark money. But that doesn’t mean it can’t work on the issue.
Two provisions slipped into Congress' new budget bill block the SEC and IRS from considering stronger transparency regulations.
A recent IRS filing revealed a chain of dark money in North Carolina for the 2014 midterm election.
Wisconsin's SB 292 further threatens voters' ability to know which corporations, unions and wealthy individuals are funding state campaigns.
Some state-level election law enforcement is a glimmer of hope in an otherwise loosely regulated system.
President Obama has an opportunity to combat dark money ahead of the 2016 election. We must urge him now.