Hillary Clinton’s Support for a Constitutional Amendment

A hypocrite talking about unaccountable money! That is laughable coming from any Clinton. A constitutional amendment? When, if elected at the end of her term.

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Hillary Clinton made a surprising declaration last week. She embraced the idea of a constitutional amendment to restrict big money in politics. This seems to include reversing the 2010 Supreme Court Citizens United vs FEC decision.

“We need to fix our dysfunctional political system and get unaccounted money out of it, once and for all, even if that takes a constitutional amendment,” she said to a gathering in Iowa, an early presidential primary state.

Campaign finance reform is one her four campaign pillars — along with help for families and communities; a stronger, more balanced economy; and a strong national defense.

There are more than a dozen SuperPACs already backing her, entities not directly connected to political candidates but able to raise unlimited funds from individuals and corporate entities. These are the very sorts of entities that would be adversely affected if Citizens United is reversed. Clinton expects to raise…

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