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Senate upholds billionaire’s ability to buy our elections

Tannen Todd, Contributor September 19, 2014

Despite public disapproval, the Senate chose to keep the Citizens United ruling in place earlier this month. In other words, there is now no limit to the amount of money corporations and unions can spend...

More money being thrown into the election than ever

Jason Cuevas, News Editor October 30, 2012

When the Supreme Court ruled in the Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission case, it completely changed the way money used in elections. The country is in the midst of the greatest amount of spending...

Too much money, too little fairness

Max Blaska, Clarion Staff February 8, 2012

An average person is born, he cries when he goes to kindergarten for the first time, he sneaks his first kiss, he graduates high school, he finds love, he loses love, he gets a career, he gets married,...

Money drowns out many voices in political arena

Jennifer Abplanalp, Opinions Editor June 28, 2011

The United States' practice of equating money to free speech has mutated Wisconsin, now infamously, into Fitzwalkerstan. It has plunged the state into a delicate dance between democracy and plutocracy...

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