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New York Assembly’s election panel approves bill to condemn Citizens United ruling

The New York Assembly’s Election Law Committee on Tuesday approved a resolution to call upon the United States Congress send to the states for ratification a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. The resolution was introduced by Assemblyman James Brennan (D). It mirrors a similar resolution…

Sen. Bernie Sanders: Congress works very well for the top 1 percent

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) on Thursday blasted the influence of corporate money on American politics during an appearance on MSNBC’s The Dylan Ratigan Show. “The United States Congress, and to a certain degree the White House, are dominated by big money interest,” he said. “If you look at who contributes…