CU AG Campaign w/ Tammy + Russ

Burlington, VT

Today Democracy for America (DFA) announced that Russ Feingold and Wisconsin

Senatorial Candidate Tammy Baldwin have signed onto their new campaign designed

to dismantle the Citizens United decision.

The campaign calls on Attorneys General from across the United States to

sign onto an amicus brief, a legal document being spearheaded by Montana

Attorney General Steve Bullock, documenting the need to overturn the 2010

Supreme Court decision.

"Democrats from all

over the country are joining our campaign to overturn the Citizens United

decision, said Jim Dean, Chair of DFA. Thanks to the efforts of Wisconsinites

Tammy Baldwin and Russ Feingold, more people are getting involved and

contacting their Attorneys General weve already had over 100,000 members

sign onto our petition. Its clear that

unrestricted money corrupts our democratic process and leaves the middle class believing

that their elected officials bought and paid for. This corruption must end.

Both Tammy Baldwin and Russ Feingold weighed in on the campaign: Tammy Baldwin, Wisconsin Senatorial

Candidate: We cannot sit idly by while Washington fails to address the

consequences of Citizens United. In Wisconsin,

weve seen the floodgates open on these corporate-fueled TV ads. They are deceiving to voters and allowing

corporations to play a disastrous role in our elections. Russ Feingold, Former Wisconsin Senator: The Supreme Court overturned nearly 100 years of settled law with its

disastrous Citizens United ruling, and created a roadmap for unlimited

corporate money to corrupt out elections.

We know that corporate contributions have no place in American democracy

and Im proud that Progressives United supports Democracy for Americas efforts

to stop Citizens United from dismantling the future of our democracy.

Earlier this year, the U.S. Supreme Court stayed enforcement of Montanas law

while the case is appealed before the High Court. Democracy for America

has taken steps to chip away Citizens United, first by collecting over 100,000

signatures supporting Sen. Bernie Sanders Constitutional Amendment and now

turning their efforts to the court. In just three weeks, DFA has

collected over 100,000 signatures from across the country urging their members Attorneys

General to sign the amicus brief supporting Attorney General Bullocks

fight.



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