Justin B. Fung

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Obama’s 2012 Re-Election Strategy

Barack Obama on a potential campaign strategy: We may just run clips of the Republican debates verbatim. We won’t even comment on them, we’ll just run those in a loop … and people can make up their own minds. Found here. (HT Mandy)

Whoever has the most money gets to choose our next legislators?

In late January 2010, following the Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling—in which five justices came to the conclusion that “corporations and unions have the same First Amendment rights as individuals, which means that corporations and unions are free to spend unlimited amounts of money independently in elections”—I wrote a blog entitled “Whoever has the most […]

Hitting the campaign trail

This evening I got to Wheaton, Illinois. I’ll be here for a month or so to volunteer for Ben Lowe’s congressional campaign. He’s running in the Sixth District, which includes DuPage County and Cook County, as the Democratic Party’s representative against Peter Roskam, the Republican incumbent. I’m not sure yet exactly what I’ll be doing, […]

Back in the District

Got back to DC last Thursday. Leave for Illinois next Tuesday. That’s the news for now, folks. Though there may/will be news coming … P.S. In non-me-related news, the Senate Republicans united to defeat a cloture motion that would allow the Defense Authorization bill, including the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” repeal and the DREAM Act; […]

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