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The Influence Of Citizens United

Monday, 21 January 2013 | buzz
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On January 21st, 2013, Dane Varese, The Outreach Director with the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign braved the freezing temperatures (it’s 1 degrees outside) to talk to WORT about Citizens United and what it means for campaigns to come.       Citizens United is a 2010 Supreme Court decision that says it would be an infringement on the first amendment to restrict campaign contributions from corporations and unions.       What does that mean? It means that money in the possession of corporations and unions can now be donated to a campaign in any amount. Former US senator from Wisconsin, Russ Feingold, commented on Citizens United in a September interview with the …. more »

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