The spoils of the Citizens United decision and its affront to democratic deliberation

NOW that the midterm elections are over, we can better grapple with the true costs of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Citizens United vs. the Federal Election Commission and the immediate outpouring of cash that shaped the elections' outcome.

The 2010 decision determined that corporations and labor unions are entitled to free speech protection under the First Amendment.

Thursday, November 4, 2010 - 8:50am