Corporate Power in Politics and the Economy: What the Citizens United Decision Means for Our Democracy

Russ Feingold was a U.S. Senator for Wisconsin from 1993 to 2011. He is well known for his lone dissent against the Patriot Act and his attempts to limit the corrosive influence of corporate money in politics. An honors law graduate of Harvard Law School and Oxford University as well as a Rhodes Scholar, Senator Feingold now teaches at Marquette University School of Law. In 2011, he founded Progressives United, a political action committee dedicated to shining the spotlight on corrupt corporate interests in government.