Citizens United: What You Need To Know

Citizens United is a reference to the Citizens United Supreme Court case, in which a majority of the conservative-leaning court voted to allow the federal campaign finance system to be corrupted with the influx of unlimited and unaccountable campaign donations.

Republicans Put Secret Measure Into Spending Bill That Defunds Efforts To Disclose Secret Campaign Money. “Congress is about to defund any efforts from a key federal agency to require American corporations to publicly disclose their political spending. The measure is tucked into spending legislation that must pass to avert a government shutdown.” [Huffington Post, 12/16/15]