1. ME to D.C.: Paul Boghossian, Principal at Hathaway Holdings

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    Mainebiz asked business leaders at our annual Momentum Convention what message they would like to send to Washington and what it would mean for their business if political leaders listened. Paul Boghossian, principal at Hathaway Holdings, says that he would like to see the repeal of the U.S. Supreme Court's Citizens United decision and called for lawmakers to put an end to partisan gridlock in Congress.

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    • #MicCheckWallSt Money Drop

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      On Valentine's Day #MicCheckWallSt sent Seattle a message... on the face of hundreds of dollar bills. "Money can't buy love... but it can buy speech?!" the bills challenged in an effort to bring light to Citizens United—the Supreme Court ruling which declared money as speech, corporations as people, and effectively paved the way for unlimited corporate political influence through monetary contributions. This Fourth of July #MicCheckWallSt is organizing another money drop in Seattle with bills that will state "Money as Speech Silences Us All. End Citizens United" and as the bills go back into general circulation they’ll pass through the hands and minds of tens of thousands of Americans. To encourage the amplification of this action, #MicCheckWallSt has put together a template so anyone anywhere can organize a coordinated money drop. Visit www.miccheckwallst.org for more info. Visit www.occupytogether.org to learn more about the #occupy movement.

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      • MONEYOCRACY, the rise of the United States of America - 2012 - Teaser

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        MONEYOCRACY is 90 minutes feature documentary. It analyses the major impact of the 2010 Citizens United vs. F.E.C ruling on the U.S democracy. The film focuses on the rise of Super PACs and their affiliated secret organizations – the 501c4s - and documents how these organizations influence the political debate and American voters during the 2012 presidential campaign and beyond through political advertising. PROJECT COMPLETED IN DECEMBER 2012

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        • Move To Amend - A Talk by David Cobb (2011-09-12)

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          See http://movetoamend.org

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          • Move to Amend with David Cobb

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            David Cobb's informative lecture on the perils of the Citizens United Supreme Court ruling, corporate personhood and what we can do about it.

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            • Newt Gingrich Campaign Resurgence Funded by Secretive Coterie of Super PACS, Wealthy Donors

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              DemocracyNow.org - With the Iowa caucus less than two weeks away and the Republican presidential race still up for grabs, Democracy Now! takes in an in-depth look at the state of politics and money and how last year's U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission has altered campaign fundraising since it opened the floodgates for unlimited corporate spending on election campaigns. Several recent exposes reveal how Newt Gingrich has skirted campaign finance rules to raise millions of dollars in unlimited donations from billionaire backers and big industry. McClatchy Newspapers recently reported Gingrich helped bankroll his resurrection as a candidate by exploiting a gap in federal campaign finance laws to create a political money machine that raised $54 million over five years. Meanwhile the Center For Public Integrity has published new details on how Gingrich has the backing of two so-called super PACs that raise unlimited donations, but legally must operate independently of the campaign. We speak with Peter Stone, a reporter with Center for Public Integrity who has covered lobbying and campaign finance issues for the past two decades, and with Greg Gordon, investigative reporter for McClatchy's Washington, D.C. Bureau. To watch the complete daily, independent news hour, read the transcript, download the podcast, and for the complete Democracy Now! news archive, visit http://www.democracynow.org FOLLOW DEMOCRACY NOW! ONLINE: Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/democracynow Twitter: @democracynow Subscribe on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/democracynow Listen on SoundCloud: http://www.soundcloud.com/democracy-now Daily Email News Digest: http://www.democracynow.org/subscribe Please consider supporting independent media by making a donation to Democracy Now! today, visit http://www.democracynow.org/donate/YT

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              • Nobody's Puppet

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                Help keep this ad on the air! Visit NobodysPuppet.com or go to actblue.com/entity/fundraisers/24478 Written by Luke Harris and the David Segal for Congress Campaign Directed by Luke Harris http://www.spellcheckgeneration.com

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                • Northwestern Politicat - January 27, 2015

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                  State of the Union -- Northwestern News Network political director Jamie Lovegrove hosts the January 27, 2015 edition of Politicat, NNN's weekly political talk show. Panelists Cat Zakrzewski, a former political intern at the Boston Globe and a current writer for TechCrunch and editor at The Daily Northwestern, and Sam Niiro, executive producer of WNUR News and former managing and political director at North by Northwestern, share their takes on President Obama's 2015 State of the Union address and the Iowa Freedom Summit featuring Republican presidential hopefuls. Follow us on Twitter: @PoliticatNNN @jslovegrove @Cat_Zakrzewski @emperorniiro

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                  • Occupy Aurora-Citizens United Anniversary

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                    "I'm a human being, I deserve to be treated with dignity and respect" ~Vincent Gaddis This is a Cat and Al production. We pay attention.

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                    • "Occupy Logic" - Getting The Money Out of Politics

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                      Download the audio to this video free! http://soundcloud.com/dj-symptoms/occupy-logic/download There's a lot of info crammed in here, you kinda have to decide right off the bat if you're listening to the music or reading throughout the video. I made a song, then added some scratching, next thing I knew there was a video and a bunch of facts. I had the idea because Americans are unwilling to think about anything that isn't presented in a way that entertains them. Hopefully this will be entertaining enough to get these facts a little more well-understood in our country.

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