Let the games begin — Ted Cruz’s Super PAC haul

April 8, 2015

If it wasn’t clear that we’ve entered a new era in campaign finance cash, it sure is now. To kickoff his presidential bid, Super PACs associated with Senator Ted Cruz announced a haul so massive, even a Republican veteran strategist called it “unbelievable.” Mr. Cruz now has a staggering $31 million in his war chest. […]


A silver lining to the Republican budget debate?

March 26, 2015

The Senate is voting tonight on the Republicans’ horrendous budget which repeals Obamacare, destroys Medicare, and would deal a massive blow to the economy. Bernie Sanders is planning to add an amendment to the bill which would begin the process for a Constitutional Amendment to overturn the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United. “Are we […]


How the Koch Brothers could end Obamacare as we know it

March 15, 2015

Days ago, the Supreme Court heard arguments in the case of King v. Burwell. The plaintiffs in this case are pushing a dubious argument to attack the Affordable Care Act, but the conservative majority on the Supreme Court could very well go along with it. What’s at stake? Millions of Americans live in states that […]


In the past 5 years…

March 10, 2015

It’s been more than 5 years since the Supreme Court’s fateful decision in Citizens United v F.E.C. Since then we’ve seen: — The rise to power of Charles and David Koch — The invention of the “SuperPAC” — The unconstricted flow of money into our elections What’s happening before us is a fundamental erosion of […]