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VIRGINIA: REFORM VICTORIES & LEGISLATIVE UPDATES

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TAKE ACTION—STATE CAMPAIGNS

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STATEMENT: THE SENATE IMPEACHMENT VOTE

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Donald Trump: And when you're a star, they let you do it. You can do anything.
Billy Bush: Whatever you want.
Donald Trump: Grab 'em by the pussy. You can do anything.

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BAYARD RUSTIN FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM—CALL FOR MENTORS

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STATEMENT: CORPORATIONS ARE NOT PEOPLE

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For Immediate Release
January 21, 2020

 

Statement from Wendy Fields, Executive Director of Democracy Initiative, on the ten year anniversary of the Citizens United v. FEC decision:

Ten years ago, with Citizens United v. FEC, the Supreme Court of the United States told the American people that corporations are people, and opened the flood gates for unlimited, undisclosed corporate money in our elections. 

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