Skip Navigation

Close and don't show again.

Your browser is out of date.

You may not get the full experience here on National Journal.

Please upgrade your browser to any of the following supported browsers:

Romney's Pivot on Unregulated Money Explained Romney's Pivot on Unregulated Money Explained

This ad will end in seconds
Close X

Not a member? Learn More »

Forget Your Password?

Don't have an account? Register »

Reveal Navigation

 

Blogs

Romney's Pivot on Unregulated Money Explained

January 17, 2012
A Pew Research Center survey out today finds the public down on unregulated money. My colleague Alex Roarty thinks it helps explains Mitt Romney's recent behavior

Pew asked respondents if they were aware of the 2010 Supreme Court decision - Citizens United vs. the Federal Election Commission - to allow unlimited independent expenditures on political ads. Among those who had heard about it, the condemnation was overwhelming: 65 percent said it is having a negative effect on the presidential campaign, compared to just 16 percent who said its effect was positive. 

Republicans, whose party has championed looser campaign finance restrictions, are equally disdainful. Sixty percent of them say the decision has had a negative effect on the presidential campaign. ... 

So it makes sense for Romney, ever mindful of the general election, to criticize the system. Even if it's benefitting him the most. 
More Blogs
Job Board
Search Jobs
Biomedical Service Internship Position
American Society of Civil Engineers | Flint, MI
Fire Sprinkler Inspector
American Society of Civil Engineers | Charlotte, NC
Professional Development Program Engineer
American Society of Civil Engineers | Farmington Hills, MI
Deputy Director of Transit Operations
American Society of Civil Engineers | San Jose, CA
Transportation Planner
American Society of Civil Engineers | Salinas, CA
Assistant Professor - Water Resources/Ecological Engineering
American Society of Civil Engineers | Auburn, AL
Product Manager - Chemical Development and Supply - Tulsa, OK
American Society of Civil Engineers | Tulsa, OK
Commissioning Intern
American Society of Civil Engineers | Chicago, IL
Assessment and Remediation Team Lead
American Society of Civil Engineers | Regina, SK
Business Development Manager
American Society of Civil Engineers
Sr. Controls Systems Engineer
American Society of Civil Engineers | Grand Island, NE
Senior Project Manager- Transportation
American Society of Civil Engineers | San Antonio, TX
Materials Engineer 2
American Society of Civil Engineers | IL
Land Surveyor
American Society of Civil Engineers
Quality Engineer
American Society of Civil Engineers | Attica, IN
Comments
comments powered by Disqus