Surprised by the fact that unions, not corporations, have spent the most money since the Supreme Court’s Citizens United free speech decision, The Washington Post’s T.W. Farnam reported on July 7th:
“We would be very pleasantly surprised if there’s not a gusher of special interest money,” Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) said in an interview. “Very few people play in the primaries — most of this money is almost always spent in the general election.”
Van Hollen is pushing a bill the House recently passed that would require funding sources for advertising to be disclosed.
This is just plain false. Van Hollen’s …