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ILLEGAL COORDINATION BETWEEN CANDIDATES AND “INDEPENDENT” CAMPAIGN SPENDING

As I described in my last post, one of the Supreme Court’s justifications for its decisions allowing unlimited spending by outside groups in our elections was that their spending would be independent of any candidate’s campaign. 773 more words

Campaigns: Financing & Voting

UNLIMITED DONATIONS AND SPENDING ARE CORRUPTING OUR ELECTIONS

The unlimited donations to and spending by Super PACs and non-profit “social welfare” groups allowed by the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United and other decisions… 711 more words

Campaigns: Financing & Voting

What the Hell?!

My mother always tried to instill in me that old saying that goes: “If you don’t have anything nice to say (about someone), then don’t say anything at all.” 552 more words

Supreme Court calls for compromise on contraceptive mandate

By Sarah Ferris – 05/16/16

URL of the original posting site: http://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/280001-supreme-court-calls-for-compromise-on-contraceptive-mandate

The Supreme Court on Monday gave the Obama administration a final chance to work out a compromise with religious groups opposed to the birth control mandate under the Affordable Care Act.

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Political

Gerrymandering: Surprises lurk in the shadows

The House is, for all that every member is up for re-election every two years, not likely to flip to Democratic control any sooner than 2022, and probably not even then. 579 more words

Politics

$200,000+ CHECKS ARE BEING GIVEN DIRECTLY TO CANDIDATES

In 2014, the Supreme Court, in a decision known as McCutcheon, ruled that it is unconstitutional to limit how much an individual can give in aggregate to all candidates’ campaigns and political parties during an election cycle. 562 more words

The State Of Our Democracy

Is tradition above Constitution? SC questions ban on women’s entry in Sabarimala temple

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the lawyers representing Sabarimala Temple trust, whether tradition is above Constitution. The next hearing in the case will take place on April 13. 191 more words