Constitution Interrupted

ALEC, their funders and partners, are leading the effort to amend the U.S. Constitution to kneecap the federal government.

Kochs Bankroll Move to Rewrite the Constitution

The Koch brothers say they don't want a runaway constitutional convention, but that's what their cash is likely to deliver.

Wisconsin Lawmaker Echoes ALEC's Call for a Constitutional Convention

Donald Trump is no George Washington. The risks of a "runaway" constitutional convention led Idaho GOP legislators to vote it down.

Gorsuch Would Move the Supreme Court in the Wrong Direction on Money in Politics

Justice Gorsuch would be more likely to expand on Citizens United's anti-reform rationale than to walk it back.

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There is a "sucker punch" aspect of this entire episode, that has been used in the past, that makes it doubly despicable. The now dead open records issue was so completely outrageous and unexpected that it served its intended purpose – to draw attention away from the many other very contentious and controversial aspects of this budget. And that was exactly what Walker and the majority Republicans wanted to happen.

--Jay Heck, Common Cause in Wisconsin

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