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Rally at the SEC against Secret Money in Politics is gaining momentum

Rally at the SEC against Secret Money in Politics is gaining momentum

  The Citizens United reform movement has caught some momentum over the last few days as the protests at the SEC have started to ramp up. “The SEC can do something about the fact that money is taking over the political process,” said Bill de Blasio, the public advocate for New York City. “They can force publicly traded corporations to disclose their political spending. It’s not a lot to ask to simply disclose what they’re doing. The SEC has the power, but the SEC is not using the power.”(1) The bottleneck in the private money for influence peddling scam is […]