campaign finance reform Archives

Trump’s Catch-22: If He Takes The Money, He’s F*cked. If He Doesn’t Take The Money, He’s F*cked.

June 21, 2016

Donald Trump Could Take Big Money, But Will It Hurt Him Too Much? Republican Donald Trump has based his presidential run on not being part of the GOP establishment and has been successful with Republican voters doing just that. While…

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This Shocking Revelation About Trump’s Massive Debt Could End His Presidential Bid

June 3, 2016

Could this be the end for Trump? Presumptive Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump faces a conflict of interest that no other major presidential candidate has ever confronted before in history, and it’s tied to the most controversial sector of the…

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Corporate Interests Manipulating Politics Worldwide — Thanks to Citizens United

May 23, 2016

If the U.S. is the leading light for global democracy, Citizens United was a wrong turn — and other countries are still following. Our campaign finance system is broken — and nations around the world are breaking theirs as well.…

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Hundreds Arrested During ‘Democracy Spring’ Protests in D.C. [Video]

April 12, 2016

Hundreds of activists participating in a sit-in to protest the influence of money and corporate interest in politics were arrested on the steps of the U.S. Capitol Monday. Democracy Spring, a coalition of more than 100 progressive groups, organized the…

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Hilarious Fake Infomercial Perfectly Demonstrates Why We Need Campaign Finance Reform (VIDEO)

March 19, 2016

Why do we need campaign finance reform? Well, we’ve tried everything: voting, signing petitions, contacting our lawmakers and even protesting. But nothing ever seems to work. Maybe you’ve even thought about slipping a little bribe to your congresscritter, but you…

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GOP Boogeyman George Soros Has Nothing On Koch Brothers

February 1, 2016

Mention anything and everything related to campaign finance or the Koch Brothers to a conservative and you’re sure to hear the name George Soros within the first ten words of his or her response. Before they tell you how much…

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Warren Declares War Against Dark Money, Lashes Out At Hypocrites From Both Parties (VIDEO)

January 22, 2016

Elizabeth Warren lambasts Citizens United, jabs at presidential candidates who take dark money On the sixth anniversary of Citizens United v. FEC, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren (D) took to the Senate floor to give a scathing speech on the Supreme Court’s…

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How Does Hillary’s Campaign Finance Reform Plan Compare With Bernie’s? You’d Be Surprised

January 22, 2016

This might come as a pretty big shock to some of you, but Bernie Sanders isn’t the only democratic presidential candidate running in 2016 who wants to bring about campaign finance reform. Despite the criticisms lobbed her way, Hillary Clinton…

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America Needs A First Family Who Actually Represents Them

January 13, 2016

When you elect a President you elect much more than just that man or woman. You elect their family, their whole organization, and their political party. As far as the family is concerned, just who is in the First Family…

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Campaign Finance Should Be Your Top Issue In 2016

January 9, 2016

Think about the policy issues that matter to you the most. As a progressive, mine include things like climate change, universal health care, and gun control. It seems like Washington will never make any real progress on any of those…

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