McCutcheon v. FEC: A Win for Wealthy Voters

By SADIE PRICE-ELLIOTT, age 12 PHOTO: Public Citizen In March 2014, the Supreme Court announced its decision on the McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission case. All five conservative justices agreed that the limit of money that an individual can give to a political...

The 2013 Mayoral Elections

By KAVI K. AHMED, age 11 Fiorello H. LaGuardia was elected Mayor of New York City for three terms from 1934 to 1945. PHOTO: Wikimedia Commons The 2013 mayoral elections are approaching. On Tuesday, November 5, decisions that affect citizens all across the country will...

Supreme Court: Corporations Have Rights, Too

The Supreme Court ruled in January 2010 that corporations are allowed to spend as much as they want to help elect and defeat candidates for office. The decision overturns a law that limited how much corporations could spend on elections because the Court said this law...