Kirsten Gillibrand Pledges To Stop Accepting Donations From Corporate PACs
The New York senator — a national fundraising powerhouse — joins Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, and Maria Cantwell in pledging to reject corporate PAC money. [Update: Following Gillibrand's announcement, Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey the same pledge on Wednesday night.]
Huckabee Letter: Obama Surrounds Himself "With Morally Repugnant Political Whores"
A letter sent by the group Citizens United, over Hucakbee's signature, says the day Obama was sworn into office is "the day the country started going to pot." Huckabee demands the letter be "pulled," while Citizens United denies sending it — and then reversed itself.
FLASHBACK: Obama Scolds Supreme Court For Citizens United Decision
He told wealthy supporters not to back big money outside groups in 2008, but Obama is now signaling to his donors to back the independent expenditure groups. With Republican groups raking in millions, Obama wants in on some of the action made possible in part by a Supreme Court decision he's deplored.