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Everyone talks about this problem of Money in Politics . Some Candidates have been talking about it long before "it was kool." Bernie Sanders on What Money Does to Politics (with Video) on ...
by jamess
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue May 05, 2015 at 07:29 PM PDT with 53 Recommends
As part of Hillary's listening tour, one of the major points she hit on was the dysfunction in Washington and the need to get money out of politics. This has been my #1 issue for years. Last year ...
by Jeremimi
Comment Count 60 comments on Tue Apr 14, 2015 at 02:03 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
By Kilian Korth & Aquene Freechild As we ready ourselves for another drawn out presidential election cycle, big money donors are already opening their wallets. The Koch brothers and their buddies ...
by Aquene
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Mar 04, 2015 at 09:41 AM PST with 4 Recommends
Back in November of 2014, George Lakoff wrote a diary entitled Democratic Strategies Lost Big -Here's an Alternative I began to write a response to the first strategy Lakoff suggested we ...
by soaglow
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Feb 18, 2015 at 04:26 PM PST with 3 Recommends
In what many are calling a dramatic shift on Gay issues, the Vatican today read forward new ideas on what being Gay and Catholic means. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/13/catholic-church-gays-...
by Chris Reeves
Comment Count 184 comments on Mon Oct 13, 2014 at 07:08 AM PDT with 153 Recommends
What is Udall thinking, I wonder?
by Superpole
Comment Count 34 comments on Tue Sep 09, 2014 at 03:33 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Supporters of S.J. Res 19 and participants in the Overturn Citizens United Rally and petition delivery.
by Carissa Miller
Comment Count 35 comments on Tue Sep 09, 2014 at 09:24 AM PDT with 163 Recommends
Very grateful to Paul Hogarth for the reminder: The Senate is voting on the first step in a repeal of Citizens United on Monday , and a polite, personal note is always more effective than a petition.
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Sep 05, 2014 at 05:53 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
My first diary! While answering Paul Hogarth's plea for letters to our senators in support of a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United, it occurred to me that beyond the obvious ...
by JanetCMusic
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Sep 04, 2014 at 02:53 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Today I received an email asking me to write my Senators about supporting a new constitutional amendment to do away with the Citizens United and McCutcheon decisions by the US Supreme Court. I am ...
by PackerFan
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Sep 04, 2014 at 02:05 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Hillary did a very short Q&A on Facebook as part of her promo for her new memoir. I posed the question: "Would you support a Constitutional Amendment overturning the Supreme Court's "Citizen's ...
by Jeremimi
Comment Count 128 comments on Mon Jul 21, 2014 at 03:25 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
The Supreme Court just effectively eliminated recess appointments . If the filibuster ever gets restored to the level Republicans want it to be, it would give a Senate minority the power to shutdown ...
by Thutmose V
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Jun 26, 2014 at 10:56 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Received this e-mail today from Senator Mark Begich (D. AK):
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Jun 13, 2014 at 10:58 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
First of all, at this historic moment, I would like to say to Eric Cantor… What a great day for America!! And, contrary to what you say, you are NOT “stepping down”… You were TERMINATED! ...
by BarryWolk
Comment Count 41 comments on Wed Jun 11, 2014 at 06:14 PM PDT with 81 Recommends
Today’s hearing is a historic step forward to adopting the 28th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. That amendment will re-establish the authority of We the People, acting through Congress and the ...
by Robert Weissman
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Jun 03, 2014 at 09:17 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
Scott Honour is a candidate in the Minnesota GOP gubernatorial primary. Candidates for governor and lt. governor run on the same line, like president and VP, and the gubernatorial candidates get to ...
by ericf
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Jun 03, 2014 at 07:57 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Ted Cruz is one of those psychotically far right-wingers that just spews so much absurdity from his lips that it’s hard to keep up sometimes.
by bluto211
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Jun 02, 2014 at 03:46 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Received this e-mail today from Senator Chris Coons (D. DE): Tomorrow, the Senate Judiciary ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Jun 02, 2014 at 09:18 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
If there can be such a thing as a typical American billionaire, David H. and Charles G. Koch do not fit that bill. They are not just among the richest Americans—$100 billion and counting. They are ...
by RobertGreenwald
Comment Count 131 comments on Tue May 20, 2014 at 05:18 AM PDT with 308 Recommends
If You Don't Like Money in Politics there are a few things going on you may want to know about. And you may want to get involved along with me and hundreds of thousands of others. May One PAC -- ...
by Words In Action
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon May 12, 2014 at 03:14 PM PDT with 34 Recommends