With tomorrow’s 6th anniversary of the Supreme Court “Citizens United” case, which opened the floodgates outside money to stream into political contests, WISPIRG, Wisconsin Public Interest Research Group, is planning a “Public Telling” at the Wisconsin State Capitol Building. WISPIRG’s goals include democracy for the people, reduced use of antibiotics in our food supply, consumer […]
(WORT) — Addressing the ever growing influence of money in politics is one issue that is uniting Wisconsinites across the political spectrum. So why aren’t elected officials getting the message?
(WORT) — Election watchdog Mike McCabe proposes a radical solution to end the influence of money on our politics.
MADISON (WORT) — State Rep. Lisa Subeck introduced a resolution that will let the people of Wisconsin weigh in on whether the U.S. Congress should take up a constitutional amendment to overturn the Citizens United case. Dylan Brogan reports.
Daniel Weiner, counsel with the Brennan Center for Justice, talks with Jan about his recently released report, “Citizens United, Five Years Later.
It’s been five years since the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United ruling. Peter Skopec, leader of the Reclaiming Our Democracy campaign at WISPIRG, joins Buzz host Jan Miyasaki to discuss the impact of the ruling, particularly on the 2014 congressional election here in Wisconsin.