Citizens United Archives

What Happens When an Unpopular Justice is Pushed Through? It leads to Partisan Nightmares

September 30, 2018

The United States has a terrible history of partisan hack Supreme Court justices, and Kavanaugh would just be another one.

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Blue Sunday: It’s Midnight in America

July 1, 2018

Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell are about to reshape the next 50 years of America by way of the Supreme Court. The USA you grew up with is on borrowed time.

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Looming Constitutional Crisis: ‘Dr. Evil’ Trump is Attacking The Pillars of Democracy

May 21, 2018

Donald Trump is attacking the rule of law and there’s a constitutional crisis on the horizon. Will Congress and John Roberts’ Supreme Court intervene or aid and abet? What led to this perfect storm? The digital revolution empowers individuals and…

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The Scary Link Between Corporate Charity and Campaign Donations – What Every Voter Needs to Know

May 8, 2018

Spotting the political calculus behind some acts of corporate charity Raymond Fisman, Boston University Over the past few years, I have teamed up with fellow economists Marianne Bertrande, Matilde Bombardini and Francesco Trebbi to look into one underappreciated way that…

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Breaking: After Firing Comey, Trump Ranted at Acting FBI Director, Asked Who He Voted For

January 23, 2018

Remember when former FBI Director James Comey said that President Trump demanded a loyalty oath of him, and fired him shortly after he demurred? Of course, Comey is already a very credible person, but that claim just became much more…

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Watch FIRED UP Bernie Sanders Angrily Denounce Trump’s SCOTUS Pick Gorsuch As ‘Too Extreme’

April 4, 2017

Sanders goes on the attack Sen. Bernie Sanders was in take down mode on Tuesday when he launched a blistering attack on Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, The Week reports.  “After meeting with Judge Gorsuch and having…

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Same Old Swamp: Koch Brothers Undermine Trump’s Healthcare Agenda, Prop Up GOP Opposition

March 27, 2017

Donald Trump’s Twitter Threats Are No Match For Cold Hard Koch Cash Donald Trump interrupted his weekend to disseminate blame for the collapse of his healthcare bill across the political landscape. He tried to tie the resistive House Freedom Caucus…

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ACA Repeal Circus Proves the GOP is a Failed Party with no Governing Ideas

March 24, 2017

The GOP Is Careening Toward A Devastating Reckoning Washington, D.C. faces one of its most bizarre political impasses in American history. Today’s Republican party has more control over more levers of federal and state government at one time than any party…

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CALL TO ACTION: Progressives Organize Massive Grassroots Event Against Neil Gorsuch

March 14, 2017

Progressives rally against Gorsuch During the last year of President Obama’s second term, Justice Antonin Scalia of the United States Supreme Court passed away, leaving his seat vacant. When the President attempted to fill it with Appellate Justice Merrick Garland,…

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Dearest Republicans: You DO NOT DESERVE A New Candidate

October 9, 2016

Dearest Republicans, So your presidential candidate bragged about how he enjoys committing the crime of sexual assault, and now you don’t know what to do about him. That’s rough, Republicans. That’s a tough position position to be in. It must be…

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