Citizens United

Following the money on the new IRS rules

Nov 27, 2013
How much light will the new IRS rules shed on political dark money?
Posted In: Citizens United, political donors, scotus

A sequel to Citizens United comes before Supreme Court

Oct 8, 2013
Today the Supreme Court hears arguments in a campaign finance case you could call the sequel to the landmark campaign finance case Citizens United.
Posted In: Supreme Court, campaign finance, Citizens United

Keeping Obama's machine -- and mailing list -- going

Mar 13, 2013
Tonight, President Obama speaks to the non-profit group, Organizing, for America, which some have described as the president's never-ending campaign. Where is the money behind the organization coming from?
Posted In: Citizens United, Obama, politics, campaign contributions

Citizens United Part II? Supreme Court takes up direct campaign donations

Feb 20, 2013
On Tuesday, the court announced it will take up a case challenging limits on how much individuals can contribute directly to candidates or political parties within an two-year election cycle.
Posted In: Citizens United, campaign finance, Supreme Court

After 3 years, new attempts to limit Citizens United

Jan 17, 2013
The Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling, allowing unlimited campaign spending by corporations and unions, is three years old. New York is taking the lead in trying to make donors more transparent.
Posted In: Eric Schneiderman, Citizens United, Supreme Court, campaign finance

The 'Citizens United' decision, and why it matters

Oct 18, 2012
A primer on the Supreme Court case that changed the way money could be spent in elections.
Posted In: Citizens United, super PAC, super PACs

How Citizens United has transformed campaigns: An introduction to Big Sky, Big Money

Oct 10, 2012
About six months ago, we started a new project, a special collaboration with Frontline on PBS, to break through the noise around one key issue: the fallout from the Supreme Court's decision on Citizens United.
Posted In: Citizens United, super PACs, super PAC

Citizens United decision boosts union canvassers

Oct 10, 2012
No longer restricted to calling on union members, canvassers can now knock anyone's doors. And that could change the outcome of the election.
Posted In: 2012 election, Citizens United, canvassers

Post-Citizens United spending favors Romney

Oct 10, 2012
Outside spending enabled by the Supreme Court's decision in Citizens United has accounted for $119 million in spending on the presidential race.
Posted In: 2012 election, super PAC, super PACs, Citizens United, campaign contributions