Changing the rules on political campaigns - contributions and expenditures
Further Reading on the McCutcheon decision
How the Supreme Court McCutcheon decision could balloon state spending in 8 states.
A report by People for the American Way
The Supreme Court’s decision in McCutcheon v. FEC, which obliterated a staple of campaign finance limits, opened the floodgates for yet more money to be spent in federal campaigns. Yet the effects of the McCutcheon decision are not limited to federal elections. Eleven states and the District of Columbia have aggregate limits on the books that will soon be toppled, if they have not already been nullified, in the wake of McCutcheon, leading to ballooning campaign spending in those states. Read more.
Shedding Light on Dark Money
by Ruth Marcus-The Nation
Big money is destined to remain part of U.S. politics, absent a legislative revolution or constitutional amendment. But there is a crucial difference between big money and secret money. Two differences, actually. Read more