"I sit down at the computer every weekday morning and begin to write, even if I feel blocked or don’t have much to say," says Winkler, author of "We the Corporations."…
By Elizabeth Flock
A new argument has laid a path for artificial intelligence systems to be recognized as people without any legislation, court rulings or other revisions to existing law.
By Roman V. Yampolskiy, The Conversation
It's getting harder to know who is funding political advertising at the state level as more money becomes anonymous or is filtered from one political action committee to another, a new study finds.
By Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court's lineup of new cases is fit for an election year. Affirmative action, abortion and another look at the Obama health care law all are before the court, and they could well be joined by immigration,…
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
Wednesday was the deadline for presidential campaigns to declare how much money they’ve raised. However, those numbers don’t tell the full story, as outside political groups now raise the most money. Judy Woodruff speaks to Matea Gold of the Washington…
By Catharine Richert, Minnesota Public Radio
When it comes to money in politics, U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., often complains that there is just too much of it. But when Franken called the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision that opened the door for corporations, unions and…
With Campaign Trail Flooded by Cash, Political Fundraising Post-Citizens United…
By Saskia de Melker
A slide show of Supreme Court decisions impacting national politics.
Reactions to the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of corporate campaign contributions varied from disappointment on the Democrats' side to excitement from some Republicans. Jim Lehrer talks to analysts about how the ruling will change campaign finance.
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