'Dark money' makes its way into state races
The deficiencies in Tennessee’s laws come as a result of the U.S. Supreme Court’s “Citizens United” decision. That ruling has led to practically unlimited spending by individuals, corporations and labor unions in federal races. What has gone unnoticed by some, however, is how the Supreme Court’s decision impacts states.
As a result of weak local regulations, shadowy groups are now able to go virtually undetected as they spend big money in state and local races
Jun 7, 2017 at 12:00 AM