Dedicated To Restoring Our Government to Citizens' Control

Jeffrey Toobin


When Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission was first argued before the Supreme Court, on March 24, 2009, it seemed like a case of modest importance. The issue before the Justices was a narrow one. The McCain-Feingold campaign-finance law prohibited corporations from running television commercials for or against Presidential candidates for thirty days before primaries. […]

Thoughts on Obamacare and Citizens United at the Supreme Court

By most accounts, Obama’s solicitor general, Donald Verrilli Jr., did a terrible job arguing the government’s case defending Obamacare, particularly the individual mandate.  Even The New Yorker’s Jeffrey Toobin, a liberal who had predicted an easy win for Obamacare, seemed shaken by Verrilli’s performance on Day 2, calling it a “train wreck” that put the […]

The Fight for Free Speech Must Go On

It’s been well over a year since the Supreme Court decided the landmark case Citizens United v. FEC which restored the First Amendment protection of political speech. Unfortunately, liberal elites continue to wage war on the First Amendment even today. In the current edition of the New Yorker, Jeffrey Toobin lashes out against the Supreme […]