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.
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]
What is a Super PAC, and what connection, if any, does such an organization have to the Citizens United decision?
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.
Do restrictions on foreign contributions to American election campaigns square with Citizens United?