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Accused ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell is trying to take advantage of the ever shrinking definition of corruption by mounting a Citizens United defense.
Politicians on both sides get set for the dole-outs post-McCutcheon, and democracy is the loser.
What contribution limits? How self-financing and candidate-specific super PACs let big money into FL-19.
There's little chance legislators will do anything about exploding spending, so here are three things the White House can do on its own.
The rising tide of dark money is bad news for our democracy and society, and ought to be a bipartisan concern.
What you might have missed among the ensuing McCutcheon hub-bub is that the Supreme Court actually left one part of campaign finance law alone.
There should be a uniform federal rule requiring transparency for political spending by companies — the type of rule the Supreme Court endorsed in McCutcheon and Citizens United.
Despite skyrocketing campaign spending, no one’s sure all that effort really works.
The McCutcheon ruling demonstrates an almost willful failure of the Court’s majority to comprehend the challenges associated with administering and enforcing campaign finance laws.
The Court's recent ruling means more special interest money and corruption will likely flood state politics, with average voters left even further behind.