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Hillary Clinton: ‘I would consider’
anti-Citizens United amendment

MSNBC, by Alex Seitz-Wald

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Posted By:earlybird, 7/21/2014 7:39:04 PM

While eying a potential presidential run that would surely be boosted by deep-pocketed super PACs, Hillary Clinton said Monday evening that she’s open to supporting a constitutional amendment to overturn the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision, which opened the door to the outside groups and the flood of money that poured into the political process with them. Taking questions from Facebook users at the social media giant’s California headquarters Monday evening, Clinton expressed some interest in the idea. “I would consider supporting an amendment among these lines that would prevent the abuse of our political system by excessive amounts of money

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Cat Ballou, 7/21/2014 7:42:44 PM     (No. 9934425)

So this is the most important thing she can find to talk about?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: grounded, 7/21/2014 8:00:23 PM     (No. 9934451)

Let´s see, amendments have to be passed by 2/3 of the membership in each house of Congress and ratified by 3/4 of the states. POTUS has no say at all in the process, other than lobbying members of Congress to vote a certain way. ZIP. ZERO. NADA.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: curious1, 7/21/2014 9:13:19 PM     (No. 9934520)

Yeah, libtards really liked having all their union cronies funneling money to their campaigns, and the advantage they had over everybody else. That´s why they squealed like stuck pigs when the decision was announced.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: john56, 7/21/2014 9:52:36 PM     (No. 9934558)

How about the "Round up our enemies, take them to re-education camps and shoot a bunch of them" amendment? I´m thinking that is what the Obama-Granny Warren-Clinton folks are really wishing for.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: doctorfixit, 7/21/2014 10:03:12 PM     (No. 9934565)

How are they going to construct language that allows unions and other big corporations to buy advertising for Democrats, but not Republicans, and not be obvious about it? And how long can they guarantee having a Supreme Court that won´t strike it down as un-Constitutional? And what about the argument we always get from liberals that "it´s settled law now", so "the debate is over"? How arrogantly weaselly of her to state that she "would consider it".

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Hybernicus, 7/21/2014 11:40:36 PM     (No. 9934662)

If you REALLY don´t want to see the political system abused, Ms. Clinton, then stay out of politics and dissolve the bribery/tax evasion scheme known as the Clinton Global Initiative.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Trigger2, 7/22/2014 6:08:05 AM     (No. 9934786)

You can bet your last dollar that unions would not be included in that amendment.

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