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For Immediate Release: 1/16/15
ADVISORY: Members of Congress and Advocacy Groups to Celebrate Reintroduction of Pro-Democracy Legislation
Press Conference on Citizens United Anniversary to Highlight Range of Solutions to Big Money in Politics, Unity of Democracy Movement
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For Immediate Release: 1/16/15
Albany Rally to Mark Fifth Anniversary of Citizens United
Activists to Call for New York to Become 17th State to Support a Constitutional Amendment to Curb Campaign Spending
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For Immediate Release: 1/15/15
‘Dark Money’ and the McCutcheon Decision: Roberts Court Provides Guidance for FEC Rulemaking
In testimony submitted today to the Federal Election Commission, Public Citizen invoked the instructions of the U.S. Supreme Court to guide the agency’s rulemaking in response to the McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission (FEC) decision.
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For Immediate Release: 1/15/15
Rally to Mark Fifth Anniversary of Citizens United
Rally to mark the fifth anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision and shine a light on the fact that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the biggest secret spender in elections.
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For Immediate Release: 1/14/15
Public Citizen Report: 45 Percent of Super PACs Backed a Single Candidate in 2014 Elections
Groups Have Deep Ties to Campaigns and Parties They Support, Discrediting Key Assumption in Supreme Court’s Citizens United Decision
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For Immediate Release: 1/14/15
State of American Business Preview: Corporate America Is Strong, But Regular People Suffer – From Policies the U.S. Chamber Pushes
Statement of Robert Weissman, President, Public Citizen, Host of U.S. Chamber Watch
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For Immediate Release: 1/13/15
Consumer Groups Urge President, Congress to Support “Robust Agenda” for Consumers in 2015
With a new session of Congress underway, eight of the nation’s leading consumer organizations are calling on President Obama and lawmakers to help “level the playing field for consumers” by supporting a comprehensive agenda for consumer rights.
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For Immediate Release: 1/13/15
Public Citizen Urges House Democrats to Remain Stalwart, Defend Wall Street Reform
Statement of Bartlett Naylor, Financial Policy Advocate, Public Citizen’s Congress Watch Division
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For Immediate Release: 1/12/15
Public Citizen Applauds U.S. Rep. Van Hollen’s Inclusion of a Financial Transaction Tax in His Action Plan to Increase Tax Fairness
Statement of Susan Harley, Deputy Director, Public Citizen’s Congress Watch Division
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For Immediate Release: 1/7/15
Five Years After Citizens United: What Are The Costs For Democracy?
Eight public interest organizations will jointly release each group’s independent research on the role of money in the 2014 midterm elections, with particular emphasis on the effects of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision.
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