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Backstory: Citizen's United and the Midterms

Thursday, September 02, 2010

We'll look at the impact the Citizen's United ruling has had on the 2010 midterm elections so far with Sheila Krumholz, Executive Director of the Center for Responsive Politics.

Guests:

Sheila Krumholz

Comments [2]

Jeremy from harlem

The ruling applies equally to all kinds of corporate entities, not just conservative based ones. Democrats can, and should, take advantage of the opportunities allowed by this. ACTUP, the ACLU, PIRG etcetera can also run staunch ads that work to swing the pendulum in their direction. It is way past time for the Dems to play the game the Republicans and the conservatives started a number of years ago.

Sep. 02 2010 01:54 PM
Jeremy from h

The Citizen's United ruling does not allow for corporate contributions to individual candidates, or parties. For Leonard to imply that Obama would have benefited (or suffered) in the form of direct contributions from the ruling is disingenuous.

Sep. 02 2010 01:49 PM

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