Posts by Adam Lioz

Yesterday, Hillary Clinton announced a three-part plan for addressing the role of big and secret money in the political process.
September 9, 2015 | Adam Lioz
Today marks five years since the Supreme Court's infamous Citizens United decision--and perhaps nothing tells the story of the results better than a New York Times article from yesterday called "'...
January 21, 2015 | Adam Lioz
No matter who wins each of the hundreds of elections today, one thing's for sure: a relative handful of large donors and spenders are setting the agenda and terms of debate, while the rest of us are...
November 4, 2014 | Adam Lioz
We’re entering high campaign season in what’s shaping up to be the most expensive midterm elections in American history.  Outside groups like Super PACs are on pace to spend 17 times what...
September 12, 2014 | Adam Lioz
Matea Gold reports in today's Washington Post that more than $11 million in McCutcheon Money has already flowed into this year's mid-term congressional elections.
September 2, 2014 | Adam Lioz
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost big yesterday to Tea Party candidate Dave Brat in his Virginia Republican primary. Cantor severely outspent his opponent (about 25-to-1), so some will point to...
June 11, 2014 | Adam Lioz
I am one of the hundreds, if not thousands, of people dutifully locked to the indispensible Scotusblog each possible decision day waiting for the Supreme Court to announce its ruling in the critical...
March 26, 2014 | Adam Lioz
Since Citizens United unleashed a flood of corporate money into federal election campaigns, the public has been justifiably outraged at the ability of large economic institutions to wield undue...
November 8, 2013 | Adam Lioz