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Citizens United struggle personal for Clinton

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 ...

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Leaders seek amendment to overturn Court ruling on ‘Citizens United’

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: ...

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Move to Amend to hold event at Federal Building

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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