Tag Archives: Campaign Finance Reform

Vermonters Vote to Undo Citizens United (MSNBC)

March 7, 2012

Watch Bernie on Jansing & Co. discussing the fight against Citizens United in Vermont

“The people of Vermont & the people of America are totally disgusted with what they’re seeing in terms of the huge amounts of money that billionaires & corporations are now throwing into the political process.”

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Dozens Of Towns Want Corporate Personhood Amendment (VPR News)

By Ross Sneyd Voters in at least three dozen towns want Congress to amend the U.S. Constitution to make clear that corporations aren’t people. They adopted a nonbinding resolution on Town Meeting Day asking that the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision be overturned. That’s the 2010 ruling that recognized the rights of corporations to participate […]

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Voters weigh in on ‘corporate personhood’ (WCAX)

By Deanna LeBlanc RUTLAND, Vt. – Vermont may be one of the smallest states by population in the nation, but a grassroots movement against corporate campaign contributions is hoping to make a big difference. The campaign signs in the grass Tuesday were nothing new — local politicians asking residents to re-elect them, or maybe a […]

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Are the Koch Brothers Funding Rush Limbaugh? (DailyKos)

March 1, 2012

By Robert Greenwald and Jesse Lava Just in time for the release of Brave New Foundation’s new film, Koch Brothers Exposed, Rush Limbaugh has thrown in with Charles and David Koch in their letter war with Obama campaign manager Jim Messina. No surprise there; Rush has made his fortune defending the rich and powerful against […]

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