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Citizen’s United

FEC Commissioner Ellen Weintraub

Update: vote means St. Pete could play a role in overturning Citizens United

Update: on Thursday Oct. 5, 2017 the St. Petersburg City Council voted 6-2 to advance this ordinance. Below is a story originally published on Oct. 27, 2016 and here is a link to a related...
Bob White

Republican Candidate for Governor Thinks Leading Candidate is Not Conservative Enough

Republican Primary Challenger Bob White on Radioactivity Friday On Friday, Radioactivity host Rob Lorei spoke with one of the Republicans running for governor. His name is Bob White, and he owns a pool cleaning company. He’ll face one...
FEC Commissioner Ellen Weintraub

How St. Pete could play a role in overturning Citizens United

If the U.S. Supreme Court ever overturns its Citizens United decision it might be because of an ordinance that’s being considered by St. Petersburg; on Thursday afternoon the City heard about an ordinance that would limit...
Jolly Crist Congress

Jolly and Crist differ on guns, campaign money & Clinton

A closely-watched race for Congress in Pinellas County, Florida could be an opportunity for Democrats to pick up a House seat; Republican Congress member David Jolly faces an uphill battle in his newly-redrawn district against former Florida Governor Charlie...
Jeb Bush Marco Rubio Mitt Romney 2012 Oct 31

Jeb Bush Super PAC got $1.3 million from Chinese company: The Intercept

An explosive new series of reports by The Intercept has found that “a corporation owned by a Chinese couple made a major donation to Jeb Bush’s Super PAC Right to Rise USA” in March of...
Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

A law professor answers: are corporations citizens?

Are corporations citizens and how have courts changed the role of corporations in society and in elections? We look at these topics with our guest in the studio, Ciara Torres-Spelliscy. She’s an associate professor of law at Stetson...
St. Petersburg City Council member Darden Rice

St. Pete considers banning Super PAC money in local elections

St. Petersburg City Council is considering banning the influence of Super PAC money in local elections. The idea was introduced Thursday afternoon by council vice chair Darden Rice. “I’m introducing a new business item to start council discussion on evaluating...
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Democracy Awakening rally in Sarasota allied with D.C.’s Democracy Spring

Several hundred democracy activists have been arrested in Washington, D.C. this week as part of Democracy Spring. There’s a related Democracy Democracy Awakening rally at 4:00 p.m. Friday in Sarasota. It’s at the Federal Building at...

Florida This week debates lifting the Cuban embargo; New group wants a constitutional amendment that will overturn Citizens United

  Today on Radioactivity we listen to a special edition of Florida This Week, a political talk show from WEDU, on the U.S. policy toward Cuba. Last week President Obama made a historical visit to Cuba,...
A Move to Amend protest against citizens united

Floridians Organize to Overturn Citizens United

By Rob Lorei Its been six years since The United States Supreme Court issued its Citizens United decision which determined that political campaign contributions from corporations are protected as a first amendment right under the...
Lawrence Lessig

Lawrence Lessig may run for president on clean elections platform

Harvard Law professor Lawrence Lessig has launched an exploratory campaign to run for President of the United States in 2016; his main issue is to give individual voters more power in elections by reversing the tendency of...

The Fairness Doctrine with Jennifer Sullivan addresses corporate money in political campaigning

The Fairness Doctrine with Jennifer Sullivan addresses corporate money in political campaigning

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