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Citizens United Part II: Montana Supreme Court Collides With U.S. Supreme Court

The fate of Montana's century-old ban on corporate political spending is now in the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court, setting up a possible sequel to the hotly contested Citizens United decision handed down two years ago.


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/15/montana-supreme-court-citizens-united_n_1280240.html?ref=politics

Most Super PAC Money went to the Republicans

Most of the money disclosed this week went to independent groups supporting Republicans, giving them an enormous money advantage over similar Democratic groups in the first phase of the 2012 election cycle. Such donations were made possible by the Supreme Courtís Citizens United decision in 2010 and subsequent court rulings, which opened the door to unlimited corporate and union contributions to political committees and made it possible to pool that money with unlimited contributions from wealthy individuals.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/02/us/politics/super-pac-filings-show-power-and-secrecy.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=tha2

The Democratic Party and its allies better find a way to keep up with this Republican Tidal Wave about to sweep over them. The Super PACs offer the best way to smear a politician without a candidate getting his own hands dirty. Look at Mitt Romney's 2012 primary wins in Iowa and Florida for an example.

David Koch intends remake American politics

David Koch has become the face of conservative America's obsession with weakening organized labor, and for that, he believes, there have been death threats - 100 credible threats last year alone, he says.

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/money/david-koch-intends-to-cure-cancer-in-his-2185046.html


David Koch: 'No stopping union power' if labor wins Walker recall


http://www.politico.com/blogs/burns-haberman/2012/02/david-koch-no-stopping-union-power-if-labor-wins-walker-114964.html
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