VOTING HAS CONSEQUENCES ------------------------------------------------ Michael Barone - Senate Democrats’ Free-Speech Problem But political speech is a whole other thing. Currently 43 Democratic senators are co-sponsoring the constitutional amendment introduced by New Mexico’s Senator Tom Udall to amend the First Amendment so that it no longer protects political speech.
MOST LIBERAL SENATORS: Tom Udall And Richard Blumenthal Tied For First In Rankings For “Most Liberal Senator”… then: Durbin, Murray, Lautenberg, Sherrod Brown, Cardin, Reid, Boxer in top 10...more..... Weasel Zippers
Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) and Congressmen Jim McGovern's (D-MA) Amendment bills to get big money out of politics are more important than ever - Please ask your US Senators & Congresspersons to support this amendment.
She Didn't Get A Standing Ovation For This Speech ... And The Reason Shouldn't Surprise You~Access is power, and big money buys big access. Many members of the current Congress have been bought and paid for. It’s small wonder THEY won’t be voting for reform. So I say let’s get them out, before it’s too late.
Overturn Citizens United! The fundamental principle of democracy is that the people choose who represents them in government. But thanks to the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United, and others before it, elections in this country are becoming more about the quantity of corporate money and less about the quality of ideas.
I believe if you work forty hours a week in America, you should be able to provide the essentials for your family. But right now, those making the federal minimum wage don’t earn enough to keep their family of four above the poverty line. That’s why I’m gathering signatures to raise the federal minimum wage. Join my petition to Congress.