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Sen. Udall explains anti-Citizens United amendment

Democratic Sens. Tom Udall of New Mexico said Thursday that a constitutional amendment was necessary give Congress and the states the authority to legislate on campaign finance reform. He and Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) introduced a constitutional amendment on Tuesday that would overturn the U.S. Supreme Court’s controversial 2010 decision…

Soaring PAC donations may fund a shocking $6 billion 2012 election

One year before the November 2012 elections, White House hopefuls are awash in more money than ever before, thanks to new federal laws loosening restrictions on campaign fundraising and spending. Money has always been a necessary lubricant for any successful US political campaign, and some observers estimate the 2012 elections…

Sens. Udall, Bennet propose amendment to overturn Citizens United ruling

Democratic Sens. Tom Udall of New Mexico and Michael Bennet of Colorado introduced a constitutional amendment on Tuesday that would overturn the U.S. Supreme Court’s controversial 2010 decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission The decision gave corporations and unions the ability to spend unlimited amounts of money to…

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