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Consultant creates super PAC for Anchorage mayor's race Hackney's his first effort with a super PAC in a municipal election.Under the 2010 U.S. Supreme Court "Citizens United" decision, the groups can raise and spend unlimited sums of money in support or opposition of a candidate, if they...
My Turn: Making free speech free again

...political cash stemming from the Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United decision" and the "anonymity of much of this spending...right. The kind of campaign advertising unleashed by Citizens United is irresponsibly undermining our democracy. The way...
My Turn: If pot law passes, Alaskans will be in control

...of unrestricted commercial advertising by claiming, repeatedly, that the 2009 U.S. Supreme Court decision in "Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission" means reasonable restrictions on advertising won't stand up to a legal challenge...
Inside the Outside dollars in the Senate race

...the Constitution to overturn the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling that enables this kind of funding, opposed...points to Sullivan's support of the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling which allows this kind of limitless funding of...
Press should defend Citizens United, 1st Amendment

...Dan Sullivan can support the Citizens United decision while proposing he and...only time it has been tried.Citizens United vs. the Federal Election Commission...spending on political speech.Citizens United has been a rallying cry for the...
Alaska Editorial: 'Alaska Agreement' good theory, flawed practice

...weight in political campaigns is his stance in support of the U.S. Supreme Court's well-publicized decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, which prohibited the government from restricting campaign spending of the sort he...
Senate candidates weigh in on outside money

...Foodland in Juneau, the corner gas station or wherever Alaskans meet as I travel around our state. Unfortunately, Citizens United has opened the flood gates to a new tidal wave of Outside, corporate money that is trying to mislead and divide Alaskans...
FCC rule change reveals political ad sales

...said of the third party advertisers. "This is where Citizens United has gone way overboard. Now they can come in and...added that Sullivan would support overturning the Citizens United ruling that allows unlimited corporate spending through...
My Turn: Candidates should pledge to be truthful, civil

...vested interest in the outcome of our senatorial race.This wasn't a huge concern until the controversial 2010 Citizens United ruling that allows unlimited campaign spending by corporations, unions and public advocacy groups, but the problem...
My Turn: Oligarchy in America; clean air and a healthy environment; raising taxes on the very wealthy and repealing the Supreme Court's Citizens United Decision which basically granted the oligarchy power to spend as much as they want to choose candidates and finance...


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