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Hillary Clinton’s Citizens United Pledge Doesn’t Matter; Her Small Donor Matching Pledge Definitely Does

January 01, 1970 | The Intercept | Opinion
So Clinton’s constitutional amendment pledge is empty grandstanding. Citizens United will either be overturned by the Supreme Court, or it will remain law. On the other hand, Clinton’s pledge to “fight” for small donor matching funds is genuinely important. Over the past several years almost all Democrats in the House and many in the Senate have signed on in support of the idea, and it would change the dynamics of money in politics in a way that even overturning Citizens United would not.
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