Citizens United's Reshaping of 2012 Election

Roarty, Alex
October 2011
National Journal;10/29/2011, p7
The article discusses the impact of changes in campaign finance regulations on the midterm election in the U.S. In its Citizens United decision, the Supreme Court has allowed unions and corporations to channel money into elections via their treasuries. The decision resulted to the advent of new political organizations not limited by the old fundraising regulations. Candidates are taking advantage of the changes by establishing super political action committees (PACs) and attending fundraisers.


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