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Elizabeth Warren Anyone Who Says Change Is Just Too Hard Is in Bed With the Billionaires
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, Congress, democracy, progressive, money out of politics, Citizens United )

Unpacking
- 17 days ago - truthdig.com
Bravo once more to the Senator from Massachusetts fiery speech on the Senate floor of getting big money out of politics. She said that Congress does not lack for workable ideas to root out big money this Congress just lacks a spine to do it.
The Devastating Cost of Monetized Elections - Ralph Nader
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S., Democracy, Citizens United, Campaign Finance, Corporate Power, Inequality, Election 2016, Media )

Judy
- 20 days ago - commondreams.org
Every four years the presidential and Congressional elections become more of a marketplace where the wealthy paymasters turn a civic process into a spectacle of vacuous rhetorical contests, distraction and stupefaction.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress: Overturn Citizens United in 2016
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, multinational corporations, Citizens United )

Dogan
- 21 days ago - act.credoaction.com
âEURoeWe cannot have a government that is bought and paid for by huge multinational corporations. We need a government of the people, by the people, and for the people.
TAKE ACTION: PRESIDENT OBAMA: WILL YOU FIGHT SECRET MONEY
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Obama, Citizens United, elections )

Dogan
- 78 days ago - presidentobamaslegacy.org
President Obama: In the nearly 6 years since Citizens United, super PACs and undisclosed money have come to dominate elections.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand President Obama Require Federal Contractors To Disclose Their Political Spending
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: disclosing political spending, Citizens United, political campaign spending, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, elections, usa, war, obama, politics )

Cal
- 113 days ago - signforgood.com
The president can and should sign an executive order, immediately, requiring federal contractors to disclose their political spending.
TAKE ACTION! Demand President Obama Require Federal Contractors To Disclose Their Political Spending
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Citizens United, Citizens United. corporate personhood, 2016 Election, Campaign Finance Reform, corporate greed, corporate dishonesty )

Elyara
- 114 days ago - signforgood.com
Currently, corporations like Lockheed Martin, Verizon, and Koch Industries that receive government contracts can secretly funnel huge money to help elect the very same lawmakers responsible for awarding those contracts. ItâEUR(TM)s outrageous.
Do Pictures Have Power? If True, Here's a 2,000 Word Essay
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, usa, elections, corruption, abuse, constitution, citizens united, politics plus, money )

Joanne
- 124 days ago - politicsplus.org
Posted by SoINeedAName on TC's Politics Plus blog. The Families Funding the 2016 Presidential Election
The GOP Sugar Daddies of 2016
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP, election funding, Dark Money, sugar daddies, Presidential elections, Citizens United, Republicans )

Unpacking
- 211 days ago - ourfuture.org
Why are so many running with no chance of winning? Because they win even if they lose. Running for president, or even having second billing on a losing ticket, can make one rich, famous, and influential. Video explains quickly election funding.
Bernie Sanders Out-Fundraises All 2016 GOP Presidential Candidates ~ If You Eliminate This One Disgusting Loophole
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, candidates, elections, Citizens United, Super-PACS, ethics, dishonesty, government, republicans, politics, news, democrats, freedoms, corruption, abuse )

Carrie
- 214 days ago - rawstory.com
As of its most recent reporting, the Sanders campaign raised $15 million from 400,000 donations from 200,000 donors. This puts it ahead of its Republican opponents. In contrast, Jeb Bush raised $11.4 million.
Bernie Sanders: Any Supreme Court Nominee of Mine Must Pledge to Overturn Citizens United ~ TEXT and VIDEO
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, elections, Bernie Sanders, Citizens United, government, news, democrats, politics, Supreme Court )

Carrie
- 278 days ago - alternet.org
Though he went almost seven months without being mentioned on Meet the Press, Bernie Sanders has been making the rounds on the other Sunday morning shows since announcing his candidacy almost two weeks ago.
Tell Your Representative: Cosponsor the Democracy for All Amendment
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: petitions, Citizens United, democracy, corruption, big money )

Freya
- 292 days ago - secure.pfaw.org
Ask your member of Congress to cosponsor the Democracy for All constitutional amendment to undo the harm of decisions like Citizens United and restore Government by the People.
Fast Track Treason On Trade Unless You Speak Out Now
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Fast Track, TPP, petitions, civil liberties, human rights, Citizens United )

Freya
- 306 days ago - peaceteam.net
It is no exaggeration that the entire future of our economy is about to be sold out to a secret cabal of multi-national corporate lobbyists in the form of the so-called Trans Pacific Partnership. It is so horrific that they have made it an actual crime...
TAKE ACTION! - End Citizens United
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Citizens United, Constitutional Amendment, citizen co-sponsors, petition )

Judy
- 313 days ago - act.endcitizensunited.org
Add your name to help us reach 1OO,OOO citizen co-sponsors for a Constitutional Amendment to overturn Citizens United.
 

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