Money and Democracy

Published — January 20, 2013 Updated — May 19, 2014 at 12:19 pm ET

Video: Looking back on three years of ‘Citizens United’


The Center for Public Integrity interviews Citizens United President David Bossie on the third anniversary of the Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision, which prompted major changes to the nation’s campaign finance rules. Speaking from Citizens United’s Washington, D.C., headquarters, Bossie says President Barack Obama is a “hypocrite” for embracing super PACs and outside political money after relentlessly criticizing the Citizens United decision. But Bossie also contends that conservative political forces must fundamentally rethink how to best use the rights granted to them through the Citizens United decision, as their efforts predominantly failed during the 2012 election.

Watch the full, unedited interview here.

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