Halfway there: Nevada is 19th state to call for a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United
With Nevada becoming the 19th state to support a constitutional amendment to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling, the effort to rid politics of the corrupting influence of money has reached a milestone. The movement has support from half of the 38 states needed to enact such an amendment after it is approved by two-thirds of both chambers of Congress.
Will NAFTA Renegotiation Produce TPP 2.0 and Intensify Damage?
As a candidate, Donald Trump promised to make NAFTA “much better” for working people. But Trump’s NAFTA renegotiation plan described just what the corporate lobby is demanding: using NAFTA talks to revive parts of the Trans-Pacific Partnership like expanded investor incentives to offshore jobs that could make NAFTA even worse for working people.
Public Citizen went back to court, urging it to block an executive order issued in January by Trump. The order, which directs federal agencies to repeal two federal regulations for every new one they issue, violates the Constitution.
Trumpcare would repeal prescription coverage and provide tax breaks for Big Pharma
Driven by partisan extremism, blind ideology and an almost genetic predisposition to cut taxes on the rich and big corporations, House Republicans -- who have voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act -- don’t care about the impact of their vote on everyday Americans.