NY State Assembly and Senate released their lists of priorities for this year’s state budget. Both chambers include small donor public financing.
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Small-dollar donors were behind 63 percent of first wave campaign contributions to candidates who ran in the February special election for public advocate.
Though Dems have blamed GOP intransigence for the failure of key campaign finance and ethics reforms, those measures appear stalled.
Democratic-controlled House OKs election overhaul package but Republican-run Senate pledged it will not come up for vote and White House issued veto threat.
In looking for sense in the modern world, we must not overlook the fact that, whatever the judicial rationale supporting the decision that corporations are persons, corporations are not human.
Report from Demos analyzes campaign contributions in Baltimore, demonstrates need to get big money, which is greatest threats to democracy out of politics.
Dairy farming is the perfect microcosm for all the ways big money and bad policy is destroying local control of our food supply, devastating rural economies and filling us up with chemically enhanced products.
U.S. FEC must comply with court order and fix regulations allowing corporations and groups raising money for federal candidates to keep their donors secret.
Federal court to review its 2010 ruling which created super PACs, in case led by Members of Congress seeking to end super PAC spending in US elections.
Jennifer Lawrence is taking a stance against corruption in American democracy. Take a look at this highly recommended article and leave comment below.