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Why Does Heidi Heitkamp Hate Free Speech?

Why Does Heidi Heitkamp Hate Free Speech?

S.J. Res. 19 is a “A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections,” according to Congress.gov. What it does is create specific authorization in the Constitution allowing for Congress to regulate and limit political speech in the form of spending. Among

Heidi Heitkamp Backs Legislation Chilling Free Speech

It’s no secret that Senator Heidi Heitkamp is a supporter of the DISCLOSE Act. She said as much during her 2012 campaign. But today Heitkamp sent out a press release announcing that she is co-sponsoring the legislation which requires that private groups, making independent political expenditures to advance their causes, report their spending and contributions

Democrats Attack Private Citizen For Hosting Fundraiser For A Republican

Earlier today it was announced that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg would be holding a fundraiser for Republican Governor Chris Christie. I haven’t really been paying attention, but apparently Zuckerberg has always been rather private about his politics. This is the first public indication on which way he may lean. But more interesting than the fundraiser