How Dark Money Captured The Supreme Court

A new Senate report lays out how corporations have taken control of the nation’s highest judiciary authority.
How Dark Money Captured The Supreme Court
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A few weeks ago, the commission that President Joe Biden set up to examine court reform published draft documents expressing skepticism about adding justices to the court, suggesting that doing so “could further weaken national and international norms against tampering with independent judiciaries.”

But as a new report authored by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Sens. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., and Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I. makes clear, the nation’s highest court is already being tampered with — thanks to dark money and corporate meddling.

Find out about those manipulations and much more in today’s Midday Poster below, exclusive for subscribers.

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