'Citizens United' Poll: A Public Dissent

“The public dissents.” That’s the apt headline for a commentary by ABC News polling director Gary Langer on the eye-popping numbers documenting public dismay or opposition over the Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision. Fully 80 percent of people surveyed opposed the ruling, which lifted restraints on corporations and unions spending from […]

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Kagan Argued 'Citizens United,' and Lost

When President Obama formally nominated Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court, he assailed “unscrupulous corporations” and “special interests” that work to sway U.S. elections and noted Kagan’s role in a related blockbuster case. “During her time in this office, she has repeatedly defended the rights of shareholders and ordinary citizens against unscrupulous corporations,” Obama said, […]

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