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Bernie Sanders (and 2 Million Angry Americans) Versus the Billionaires

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"The Supreme Court's ruling in Citizens United v. FEC has focused America's attention on the dangerous influence of corporate power in our democracy and the urgency of taking all necessary measures to undo that influence, including amending the Constitution," the statement declares. ...

"Generations of Americans have amended the Constitution over the years to ensure that 'We the People' means all the people, not just the privileged few. The Citizens United case, which opened the floodgates to unlimited corporate spending to influence elections at all levels of government, has brought home the importance of amending the Constitution to ensure that 'We the People' does not mean we the corporations. We believe that America works best when our government is of, by and for the people. Although we have differences in scope and tactics, all of us are united in the understanding that the Court's decision in Citizens United and related cases must be remedied by amending the Constitution in order to restore the democratic promise of America."

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John Nichols, a pioneering political blogger, has written the Online Beat since 1999. His posts have been circulated internationally, quoted in numerous books and mentioned in debates on the floor of Congress.

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Bernie, you came to the Brattleboro, Vermont, yogu... by Steven G. Erickson on Wednesday, Jul 25, 2012 at 9:35:33 PM
Wake up time!  Yes, it's time to take money-p... by Rafe Pilgrim on Thursday, Jul 26, 2012 at 8:37:56 AM
I have for years argued that we should fund electi... by crispy on Saturday, Jul 28, 2012 at 6:54:28 AM
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