[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 http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~broockma/kalla_broockman_donor_access_field_experiment.pdf.
[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 http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/01/citizens-united-campaign-finance-legalized-bribery-102366_full.html#.U9El8CTD_ct.
[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), http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2014/04/29/why-it-feels-like-outside-groups-are-taking-over-the-airwaves-because-they-are/.
[iv] Brennan Center for Justice, New Analysis: Tea Party Outraised in High-Dollar Primaries, available at http://www.brennancenter.org/press-release/new-analysis-tea-party-outraised-high-dollar-primaries.
[v] Robert Barnes, Super Pac Mania, COLUM. L. SCH. MAG. (Spring 2012), available at http://www.law.columbia.edu/magazine/621141/super-pac-mania.
[vi] Dark Money Spending Three Times More than at Same Time in 2012 Cycle, CRP Testified, CRP (Apr. 30, 2014), http://www.opensecrets.org/news/2014/04/dark-money-spending-three-times-more-than-at-same-time-in-2012-cycle-crp-testifies/.