Posts by 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
In an "Opinionator" piece in Sunday's New York Times, Joseph Stiglitz made the important point that economic inequality is the result of political decisions, not inescapable global conditions. His...
October 15, 2013 | Adam Lioz
Yesterday, in spite of official Washington being on lockdown, the Supreme Court heard oral argument on McCutcheon v. FEC—a case many are referring to as “Citizens United II.” The case is a challenge...
October 9, 2013 | Adam Lioz
The New York Times recently published a great piece on fundraising by freshmen congressmen/women on the highly-coveted House Financial Services Committee. It included this surprisingly frank...
August 20, 2013 | Adam Lioz
Are we ready for the next Citizens United? Can our democracy, and Americans’ faith in government, take another body blow from the Supreme Court?
July 25, 2013 | Adam Lioz
I called Connecticut home for three years between late 2003 and early 2007.  During my time there I was first dismayed to learn of the scandal and malfeasance associated with then-Governor John...
June 7, 2013 | Adam Lioz