Taking Back Democracy

• Mar 31, 2015

The Huffington Post By: John Sarbanes, Jared Huffman, Jerry McNerney, & Mary DeSaulnier

Five years after the Supreme Court's landmark Citizens United ruling, big-money campaign donors and wealthy special interests have amassed unprecedented political power -- and their corrosive influence on our government is growing.

Every election brings new examples of special interests drowning out the voices of ordinary citizens. The 2014 election was no exception: With nearly $4 billion spent, it was the most expensive midterm election in American history. Shadowy Super PACs and dark money groups spent more money than ever before, relying on a handful of mega donors to fill their coffers.


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