Montana copper King in one of his outburst and mishandled approach to politics said he never bought a man who wasn’t for sale to which the US senator Jon Tester reacted by enacting a legislation which comprises of a Constitutional Amendment that targets the Citizens United verdict by putting across the point that corporations aren’t people.
Senator Jon Tester introduced the SUN act that rule in the rampant environment of “dark money” groups by forcing them to reveal the identity of donors who give more than $5,000.The Senate Campaign Disclosure Parity Act requires Senate aspirants to file campaign finance reports that will save taxpayers’ money and make disclosures available to public domain faster.
Political Fundraising Committee
The democrats fighting for Freedom group, End citizens United formed a political fundraising committee focuses on monitoring all big money in politics. The group’s name refers to the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision, which opened the door to union and corporate donations in candidate elections and helped launch super PACs, which can raise and spend unlimited amounts. They have so far achieved great success by gathering big money on their own. In the first 3 months of 2017 they had already raised $4 million and already projects $35 million before the 2018 congress elections.
PAC’s President revealed that the average donations this year reached $12 million. The ones who write contribute more get the air their views and thus the group donors feel oppressed by the system. By doing this they are able to put up a fight.
Almost 100,000 individuals gave to PAC in the year’s first quarter. 40,000 of these donors, according to Tiffany Muller, PAC President, were first time givers. The group leaders are confident that their aim is to choose finance leaders and reformers to Congress.
Muller, formerly the assistant political director to the Senate Democrats campaign team, mentioned that the team is testing the races it will take up in 2018. He revealed that it could take up the responsibility of defending Democratic Senators Sherrod Brown from Ohio and also Jon Tester from Montana this coming year.
End Citizens United is PAC that can’t take donations exceeding 5,000 dollars from personal donors. Despite the restriction, it’s fundraising back in 2016 let them drive it to the top of Democratic groups’ spenders in the last elections year.