RAW Story: Bernie Sanders: Citizens United ruling ‘basically insane’

-By Eric W. Dolan

November 2, 2011- Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) on Wednesday night slammed the U.S. Supreme Court’s controversial Citizens United decision and supported legislation to overturn it.

Democratic Sens. Tom Udall of New Mexico and Michael Bennet of Colorado introduced a constitutional amendment on Tuesday that would overturn the ruling, which gave corporations and unions the ability to spend unlimited amounts of money to influence elections.

Sanders told Olbermann he thought passing the constitutional amendment was possible, despite the inevitable opposition from conservatives.

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