Aug 7

The money trail reveals the eight key swing states

Posted 1 year, 8 months ago.


Spending by SuperPACs unchained by the Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling shows eight states may determine the presidential election – and one big state is being shunned in the process.

Jul 24

Constitution Check: Do political donors have a right to remain anonymous?

Posted 1 year, 8 months ago.


Lyle Denniston explores the new debate over attempts in Congress to force public disclosure of donors to presidential and congressional election campaigns. The statements at issue: “I think Thomas Jefferson would have said the more speech, the better. That’s what the First Amendment is all about. So long as the people know where speech is… [Continue Reading]

Mar 7

Constitution Check: Did the Supreme Court give us Super PACs?

Posted 2 years, 1 month ago.


What is a Super PAC, and what connection, if any, does such an organization have to the Citizens United decision?

Jan 22

This week and the Constitution: Civic awesomeness, amending, and GOP one-upmanship

Posted 2 years, 2 months ago.


More than ever, citizens, pundits, and politicians are turning to the Constitution for answers–and sometimes ammunition, as they try to prove the Constitution is on their side.

Aug 19

Will the Supreme Court have to reconsider its Citizens United decision?

Posted 2 years, 8 months ago.


Do restrictions on foreign contributions to American election campaigns square with Citizens United?