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Obama general counsel: Citizens United ruling a radical departure from law

Robert Bauer, general counsel for Barack Obama’s re-election campaign, said Monday that the anti-election reform movement had picked up speed since the enactment of the McCain-Feingold campaign finance reform law in 2002. “I’m very troubled that there is an extremism in the opposition to reform, a sort of reckless and…

Exclusive Audio: Brothers embark on walk across America to fight corporate personhood

Two brothers in their late sixties are setting out on a journey they hope will “restore democracy to America.” Starting out from San Francisco, Robin and Laird Monahan have begun a 3000-mile hike that will take them across ten states to Washington, DC. Along the way, the Monahans hope to…