The media is aflutter after the Supreme Court’s controversial decision in the Citizens United v. FEC case, the ruling of which will allow corporations to flood campaigns with cash and unfairly influence the outcome of elections.
Public Citizen has managed to stay on the forefront of the news stories discussing this crippling decision and Public Citizen’s proposed constitutional amendment to overturn it.
Public Citizen president Robert Weissman was quoted in news wire stories from the Associated Press and UPI, in the Fort Myers News-Press, Democracy Now, Ventura County Star and Injuryboard.com. He appeared on CBS News Radio, ABC News Radio, PBS/Nightly Business Report, CNN Radio and KPCC/So. California Public Radio.
Scott Nelson, an attorney with Public Citizen and a member of the legal team opposing Citizen United’s case, was quoted in a National Journal story. He has appeared on SiriusXM/POTUS, KPFK/L.A., Air America/Nicole Sandler and KBOO/Portland, Ore.
Craig Holman, a lobbyist with Public Citizen, spoke on KPFA in Berkeley, Calif., and was quoted in a National Journal story about the decision, as well.
Public Citizen was also mentioned in stories that appeared in the Huffington Post, Washington Examiner, The Boston Globe, OpEd News, Institute for Public Accuracy, dpa International Services in English, CBSNews, Investor’s Business Daily, SEIU blog, Jim Hightower’s Buzzflash Blog, FoxNews, Reason Magazine’s blog, Raw Story, Gather.com and The Batavian.