Inaction Since Citizens United:
How Long Has Obama Not Acted to
Curb Money in Politics?

 

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Outside money has flooded our elections ever since the U.S. Supreme Court issued its 2010 Citizens United
ruling at 10:01 a.m. on January 21, giving corporations and the wealthy the green light to spend unlimited sums to influence elections.

 

President Barack Obama has called for action - but hasn't even done the one thing within his authority to address the problem. With the stroke of a pen, he could require federal contractors to disclose political spending.