Bernie finally got his opportunity to introduce the bill to overturn Citizens United today, five years following the decision (as Nicole addressed in her anniversary show today here at Radio or Not, link there for sure.).
Five years ago today, the Supreme Court issued what I think is one of the most disastrous decisions in its history, Citizens United v. FEC, which led to the rise of super PACs and unlimited, supposedly independent, spending.
Vermont and 15 other states along with voters and city councils in more than 600 cities and towns already have passed measures supporting a constitutional amendment. The Brennan Center for Justice recently reported that since the Citizens United decision super PACs have spent more than $1 billion and almost 60 percent of that money came from just 195 donors and their spouses.“Five years ago today, the Supreme Court issued what I think is one of the most disastrous decisions in its history, Citizens United v. FEC, which led to the rise of super PACs and unlimited, supposedly independent, spending.
From local radio to Morning Meeka, Bernie has been suiting up and making the rounds as the vociferous Progressive he is.
The ‘Elizabeth Warren Wing’ of the party likes Bernie’s statements on average Americans for the same reasons: authenticity and a clear lack of personal greed.
President Obama can change these labor rules and that’s exactly what he must do. pic.twitter.com/g9qWg8BTaX
— Bernie Sanders (@SenSanders) January 21, 2015
Tuesday evening he shared a discussion with Ed Schultz and Rep. Chris Van Hollen to discuss the Ernst rebutt and other topics of the big pundit evening.
Hear for the first time or enjoy again Nicole’s superb interview with DFA head Jim Dean from yesterday!