Pages tagged "Author Rachel Swack"


The Impact of Money in the 2014 U.S. House Elections

Posted on What's New by Rachel Swack, Maya Efrati on March 22, 2017
The Impact of Money in the 2014 U.S. House Elections

In 2010, the Supreme Court overturned the ban on corporate election spending in the landmark Citizens United case. As a majority of the justices considered political spending to be a form of free speech, corporations were free to ‘speak’, with the goal to persuade the voting public, through political contributions. Since then, the amount of money spent in elections has grown drastically, and the source of that money has become a key concern for many Americans. Many have become to wonder, with so much money involved, could our elections simply be ‘bought’?

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Meet the Team: Rachel Swack

Posted on What's New by Rachel Swack on June 30, 2016
Meet the Team: Rachel Swack

As a second year politics major with a double minor in history and gender, sexuality, and feminist studies at Oberlin College, I have a deep interest in the intersection of politics and the needs of marginalized people.

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