From a Sherrod Brown fundraising email in June, 2016…

George — Politico published a story with this headline:

“Get Ready: The Next Citizens United is Coming.”

I know people like Karl Rove and the Kochs would probably read that and cheer — but to us, that could very well be the title of a horror movie.

Citizens United paved the way for Super PACs and special interests to spend HUGE amounts of money in our elections. Groups — whose donors we usually can’t track — spend millions of dollars to elect their allies.

And the voices of Ohio families get washed away in the tide of attack ads, mailers, and special interest nonsense.

But we know how to “get ready” — keep fighting to beat back the spending with strong grassroots activism. That’s how I won against $40 million in outside spending back in 2012.

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