Fred Wertheimer

Founder and President, Democracy 21

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Founder and President of Democracy 21, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that works to promote campaign finance reform and other political reforms; former president of Common Cause (1981-1995)

Fred Wertheimer on KCRW

Since the  US Supreme Court  declared that private spending is a form of free speech, political campaigns have been as much about money as anything else.

Big Money and Stealth Campaigns

Since the US Supreme Court declared that private spending is a form of free speech, political campaigns have been as much about money as anything else.

from To the Point

Last week, by a vote of five to four, the US Supreme Court  overturned two of its own precedents  and a 63-year-old limit on corporate spending in political campaigns.

The US Supreme Court and Partisan Politics

Last week, by a vote of five to four, the US Supreme Court overturned two of its own precedents and a 63-year-old limit on corporate spending in political campaigns.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Corporations are individuals with First Amendment rights, and they can spend whatever they want to in political campaigns.

The US Supreme Court and Partisan Politics

Corporations are individuals with First Amendment rights, and they can spend whatever they want to in political campaigns.

from To the Point

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