Posts by 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
The U.S. Supreme Court announced Tuesday that next term it will hear McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, a challenge to limits on the amount of money that a single person may...
February 21, 2013 | Adam Lioz
The Roberts Court's campaign finance jurisprudence has one over-arching theme: morphing the First Amendment into a tool for powerful interests and wealthy individuals to use to dominate the political...
October 19, 2012 | Adam Lioz
Congressman John Sarbanes was frustrated with the state of political fundraising in the wake of Citizens United, and looking for another way.
September 20, 2012 | Adam Lioz
The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing yesterday called "The Citizens United Court and the Continuing Importance of the Voting Rights Act." At first glance, this may seem a strange title...
September 13, 2012 | Adam Lioz
A new report suggests—shockingly—that Sheldon Adelson may want something for the $36 million plus he's invested in the 2012 election thus far.
August 29, 2012 | Adam Lioz