A nonprofit conservative organization advocating for less government must reveal information about major donors to the state’s attorney general if it wants to solicit money in the state, a judge ruled Monday as he rejected First Amendment claims. U.S. District ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Nobody knows Citizens United quite like Hillary Rodham Clinton. The name of the conservative advocacy group, which five years ago won a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case governing campaign finance, has become the preferred shorthand for talking about ...Read More »
U.S. Supreme Court decisions regarding voting and free speech rights are under consideration again by the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, whose chairman believes both rights are threatened. The two topics have been discussed by the committee previously this year, ...Read More »
Congressional leaders who perceive the Citizens United decision to be a threat to democracy are considering a constitutional amendment to overturn the ruling. The matter was discussed for more than two hours Tuesday in a hearing on “Taking Back Our Democracy: ...Read More »
To say that the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5:4 decision in Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission (2010) is controversial is an understatement. The decision, in which the court found that corporations and unions have the same political speech rights as ...
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ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Federal prosecutors are appealing a Virginia judge's ruling that the law banning corporate contributions to federal candidates is unconstitutional. Prosecutors in the Eastern District of Virginia on Thursday filed an appeal in the case ...Read More »