Money In Politics


[i] Joshua L. Kalla & David E. Broockman, Congressional Officials Grant Access to Individuals Because They Have Contributed to Campaigns: A Randomized Field Experiment, available at

[ii] Fred Wertheimer, Legalized Briberty: Four Years on Citizens United is ruining democracy. Here’s how to get it back, Politico Mag. (Jan. 19, 2014), available at

[iii] Matea Gold, 90 percent of all ads run in NC-Senate race have been funded by outside groups. 90 percent!, WASH. POST (April 29, 2014: 4:00 PM),

[iv] Brennan Center for Justice, New Analysis: Tea Party Outraised in High-Dollar Primaries, available at

[v] Robert Barnes, Super Pac Mania, COLUM. L. SCH. MAG. (Spring 2012), available at

[vi] Dark Money Spending Three Times More than at Same Time in 2012 Cycle, CRP Testified, CRP (Apr. 30, 2014),