Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at Bernie Sanders’s desire to banish the Citizens United decision, and the constitutional barriers in the way.
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On this day in 2010, the Supreme Court announced its ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission—a groundbreaking decision that continues to resonate in American politics and constitutional law.
Election and constitutional law experts Anthony Johnstone and John McGinnis debate the Supreme Court’s controversial Citizens United decision in a May 2015 event from Boston.
Cenk Uygur, the host of the Young Turks, and the Campaign Legal Center’s Meredith McGehee join the National Constitution Center’s Jeffery Rosen for a podcast debate about a constitutional convention versus legislative reform as a way to address campaign finance concerns.
Next Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hear two cases related to the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, and the stakes are high for both sides. In fact, the interpretation of a semi-colon in the context of the First Amendment could play a critical role.