Fred Wertheimer

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Name: Fred Wertheimer
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Collecting taxes and conservative scalps, IRS-style

Like a creek gushing in springtime, the trickle of Internal Revenue Service corruption is becoming a steady current.Tweet to @RobertKnight17The media are finding it harder to cover up the IRS' abuses of power, but they keep trying. They did their best ... [Published One News Now - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Supreme court further empowers wealthy political campaign donors

IN a decision with major implications for the US political system, a bare majority of the Supreme Wednesday ruled that the government cannot limit total spending by individuals on federal elections.The highly anticipated judgement, rendered by the Court's ... [Published Helsinki Times - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Behind the Money: Range of Causes Fuel Political Super-Rich

If you care about politics, it’s a good time to be a billionaire.American elections have never exactly been an bargain-basement business, but there’s no question that more money is flowing from wealthy donors’ pockets into campaign coffers and television ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Gail Collins: Surprise, the rich win another one

Today, we are going to discuss the U.S. Supreme Court decision on political donations. Already, we have run into a terrible problem, which is the difficulty in having a fun conversation about campaign finance laws.Let me try:On Wednesday, Chief Justice ... [Published Omaha World-Herald - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Who are the Winners in the Super-Rich Supreme Court Ruling?

Billionaires and multi-millionaires across the United States will have more opportunities to spend large sums of money on federal elections, thanks to the latest U.S. Supreme Court ruling to throw out established limits on campaign contributions.In McCutcheon ... [Published AllGov - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

The Supreme Court's Ruling In McCutcheon Isn't the End of the World, But It's Close

The U.S. Supreme Court struck down federal "aggregate limits" on how much individual donors can give in total to all candidates for federal office in a campaign cycle. The ruling in McCutcheon v. the Federal Election Commission The 5-4 decision erases ... [Published About - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Friday round-up

The Court’s decision on Wednesday in McCutcheon v. FEC , striking down the aggregate limits on contributions to political parties, political action committees, and candidates for federal office, continues to dominate coverage of, and commentary on, ... [Published SCOTUSblog - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Collins: Surprise! The rich guys won again

Today, we are going to discuss the Supreme Court decision on political donations. Already, we have run into a terrible problem, which is the difficulty in having a fun conversation about campaign finance laws.Let me try for a second: On Wednesday, Chief ... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

The United States Moves One Step Closer to Full Oligarchy

Chief Justice John Roberts smiling upon the rich. Photo via Flickr user DonkeyHoteyConvinced we don't have quite enough cash sloshing around the American political system already, the Supreme Court did the nation's super rich a solid on Wednesday and ... [Published VICE - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 11 reports

Supreme Court ends overall limit on individual campaign contributions

By David G. Savage and David LauterWASHINGTON — The Supreme Court struck another major blow against long-standing restrictions on campaign money Wednesday, freeing wealthy donors to each give a total of $3.6 million this year to the slate of candidates ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Court Strikes Down Another Campaign Money Limit

Further loosening the reins on the role of money in politics, the U.S. Supreme Court today struck down restrictions on the grand total that any person can contribute to all federal candidates for office.Today's decision left intact the cap of $2,600 per ... [Published NBCNews.com - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

#McConnelling: From Sweden to Iowa to Alaska, Everyone's Doing It

#McConnelling is the name the Internet gave to the manipulation of Mitch McConnell's oddly compelling compliation of b-roll footage. After people noticed the thing on McConnell's YouTube account, much cheap fun was had by overdubbing an ill-fitting new ... [Published Slate - David Weigel - Mar 28 2014]

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...signaled it might be ready to do away with campaign finance regulations all together, a radical position now endorsed by the Republican Party. ( "the court's decisions have empowered a new class of american political oligarchs" warned campaign reformer Fred Wertheimer.)

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Collecting taxes and conservative scalps, IRS-s... [Published One News Now - Apr 14 2014]
What Shrinking Newsrooms Mean In The Age Of The... [Published Media Matters for America - Apr 10 2014]
Eric Boehlert: What Shrinking Newsrooms Mean In... [Published Media Matters for America - County Fair - Apr 10 2014]
Supreme court further empowers wealthy politica... [Published Helsinki Times - Apr 10 2014]
House committee votes to request criminal prose... [Published Washington Post - Apr 10 2014]
Big Political Spending Still a Gamble for Ultra... [Published NBCNews.com - Apr 08 2014]
Behind the Money: Range of Causes Fuel Politica... [Published Bayou Buzz - Apr 08 2014]
Gail Collins: Surprise, the rich win another one [Published Omaha World-Herald - Apr 07 2014]
Supreme Court Rules for Big Money [Published Boston IMC - Apr 06 2014]
Symposium: The Supreme Court and the McCutcheon... [Published SCOTUSblog - Apr 04 2014]
Friday round-up [Published SCOTUSblog - Apr 04 2014]
Who are the Winners in the Super-Rich Supreme C... [Published AllGov - Apr 04 2014]
The Supreme Court's Ruling In McCutcheon Isn't ... [Published About - Apr 04 2014]
The United States Moves One Step Closer to Full... [Published VICE - Apr 03 2014]
Collins: Surprise! The rich guys won again [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Apr 03 2014]
Did McCutcheon save democracy or destroy it? [Published Politico - Apr 03 2014]
NO EXPORT [Published Seattle Times - Apr 03 2014]
Court strikes political donor caps [Published Baltimore Sun - Apr 03 2014]
Supreme Court ends overall limit on individual ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Apr 03 2014]
Supreme Court ruling gives small number of weal... [Published Washington Post - Apr 03 2014]
Supreme Court Strikes Down Pillar Of Campaign F... [Published KPBS - Apr 03 2014]
Lobbyists groan as fundraising cap falls [Published The Hill - Apr 03 2014]
Roberts’s Law: One Dollar, One Vote [Published New Yorker - Apr 02 2014]
High Court Loosens Reins on Big Campaign Donors [Published Flathead Beacon - Apr 02 2014]
Fred Wertheimer: Supreme Court Continued Today ... [Published YubaNet - Apr 02 2014]
Are lobbyists the biggest losers post-McCutcheon? [Published Fortune - Apr 02 2014]
The Stunning Chutzpah of the Supreme Court's Ne... [Published The New Republic Online - Apr 02 2014]
Supreme Court ‘Eviscerates’ Campaign Donor Limi... [Published Inquisitr - Apr 02 2014]
Campaign contributions: Supreme Court ruling gi... [Published Chicago Tribune - Apr 02 2014]
Supreme Court strikes down limits on overall ca... [Published Russia Today - Apr 02 2014]
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Eric Boehlert: What Shrinking Newsrooms Mean In... [Published Media Matters for America - County Fair - Apr 10 2014]
Back during the not-so-distant glory days of New Jersey's Star-Ledger reign as a regional newspaper powerhouse, the Newark, New Jersey newsroom in the 2000's was bursting with 350 journalists who covered the entire state and pocketed Pulitzers ...
Symposium: The Supreme Court and the McCutcheon... [Published SCOTUSblog - Apr 04 2014]
The Supreme Court majority in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission has continued on its step-by-step path to destroy the nation’s campaign finance laws. The Court in McCutcheon overturned forty years of national policy and thirty-eight years ...
Friday round-up [Published SCOTUSblog - Apr 04 2014]
The Court’s decision on Wednesday in McCutcheon v. FEC , striking down the aggregate limits on contributions to political parties, political action committees, and candidates for federal office, continues to dominate coverage of, and commentary on, ...
#McConnelling: From Sweden to Iowa to Alaska, E... [Published Slate - David Weigel - Mar 28 2014]
#McConnelling is the name the Internet gave to the manipulation of Mitch McConnell's oddly compelling compliation of b-roll footage. After people noticed the thing on McConnell's YouTube account, much cheap fun was had by overdubbing an ill-fitting new ...
Tuesday round-up [Published SCOTUSblog - Feb 25 2014]
Yesterday the Court heard oral arguments in the six cases collectively known as the greenhouse gas cases, which challenge the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate the emission of greenhouse gases from stationary sources.  Lyle Denniston ...
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