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How I Became Stephen Colbert's Lawyer -- And Joined the Fight to Rescue Our Democracy from Citizens United

The Supreme Court's campaign finance legacy has undermined the "whole purpose of the Constitution," to have a "functioning, representative" government.

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Trevor Potter is the founding President and General Counsel of the Campaign Legal Center, and helped to successfully defend the McCain-Feingold law in the lower and Supreme Courts. He is one of the country's best-known and most experienced campaign and election lawyers, and a former Commissioner (1991-1995) and Chairman (1994) of the Federal Election Commission. He also is Stephen Colbert's campaign finance attorney.