DISCLOSE Act Fails Again in Senate

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This afternoon, the Senate failed to reach the 60 votes necessary to cut off debate and proceed to vote on the Disclose Act. 59 senators voted to “create a transparency regime so that corporations, unions and wealthy individuals who want to advance their own agenda by paying for independent expenditures could not do so while hiding their real identity,” in the words of my colleague Lisa Rosenberg.

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  • klee

    This Act is a violation of the first amendment. It is none of the federal governments buisness which politician(s), grassroot movements or political party I donate my money too.

  • We’re back in the Dark Ages, where those who yell loudest prevails. That’s really what big money ads are all about. The rational be dammed.