Democrats Seek More Disclosure of Political Contributions From Corporations

This after not one Republican agreed to advance the so-called Disclose Act.


The push to advance a long-stalled bill is a direct response to the Supreme Court ruling allowing political spending by unions and corporations. Senate Democrats are trying again to advance the bill that would require corporations to more fully disclose their political donations. A vote planned for Thursday comes after Democrats failed to overcome a GOP filibuster in July, when not a single Republican agreed to advance the "Disclose Act." The House passed a similar bill in June. If there were nothing to hide, why wouldn’t corporations or politicians want to disclose corporate donations? Oh, that's right. It's politics, so there is always something to hide.

Read more at the Los Angeles Times

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