Story of Citizens United vs. FEC 6/30/14

Join Move to Amend Brookhaven for a viewing of the short film, The Story of Citizens United vs. FEC and an evening of stimulating conversation.

Nader statement on Supreme Court decision: Time to rise up against corporate domination

Ralph Nader ran for President of the United States with the Green Party, and more recently as an independent candidates. The following statement was posted at Nader.org on Thursday, January 21. 2010: Statement of Ralph Nader on Supreme Court Decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission

Update on Emily’s List decision and other campaign finance matters

KW: The Green Party believes that one way to free our government from corporate control, is to tighten up campaign finance laws, for example not taking money from corporations or taking soft money from PACS. If I understand it, the position of some Libertarians is that any person or entity should be able to give […]

Fri. 9/4 on PBS: FEC/Campaign Spending/Hillary Movie Debate

from Ballot Access News Bill Moyers Journal Hosts Attorneys on Both Sides in Citizens United v FEC Case September 3rd, 2009 Bill Moyers Journal, a weekly interview show on Public TV, hosts two attorneys on the September 4, Friday evening broadcast. They are Trevor Potter and Floyd Abrams. Potter is a former FEC Commissioner who […]

FEC releases 2008 prez/congressional vote count: mixed media response

Ballot Access News is a site which focuses on why and how independent and third party candidates have so many ballot access hurdles to overcome. So, when the Federal Elections Commission (FEC) released its report on votes in the 2008 US Presidential race and Congressional races this week, Ballot Access covered the story in a […]

Hofstra Presidential Debate: What Would Victoria Woodhull Do?

Victoria Woodhull was a woman’s rights advocate, a leader in the woman’s suffrage movement,  and a supporter of the labor movement. In 1872, Victoria Woodhull was a candidate for President of the United States with the Equal Rights Party. This year, one of the pre-debate educational events at Hofstra University in Long Island will include […]

Bipartisanship means Democratic Leaders coddle Republicans

KW: Stories like this one make me see that the Democrats are not truly the opposition party. The FEC is made up of Democrats and Republicans. Together – unanimously – they supported giving John McCain a way out of a sticky situation. From Ballot Access News: FEC Lets McCain Withdraw his Primary Season Matching Funds […]