campaign finance reform

Liuba Gretchen Shirley explains why campaign finance reform would allow for more regular people to run for office.
However, Hasen predicted the new Supreme Court will further loosen campaign finance restrictions, with limits on contributions
We will be studying what happened for years to come, but let's start with the obvious: Trump may be a (self-described) billionaire, but he won despite having less campaign money -- a lot less.
A similar initiative in Washington state didn't go through, however.
An appeal to this verdict is now before the United States Supreme Court. But no matter how that ruling comes down, there
Public financing elections can now come to California.
Last week's federal complaint against nine people in state government and its vendors is once again a sad spectacle that
Lawrence Lessig's plea to members of Congress wasn't exactly diplomatic. The Harvard law professor was referring to the outside role fundraising plays in lawmakers' schedules, and surveys showing that the most people believe the current system keeps them from being heard.
Every Voice is backing a presidential candidate for the first time.
What if "endorsement" is a political red herring? "Endorsing" suggests approval, but for a lot of us that option is closed. But, hey, we still have to choose--we must choose because democracy itself is at stake today.
The recipe could not be simpler. Mix cynicism with greed, quickly stir and voila! American politics and government served up on a platter to the highest bidder
The head of Citizens United joins Trump's campaign from a pro-Trump super PAC.
Hillary Clinton's critics claim that federal ethics laws were broken when her subordinates at the State Department arranged meetings and other favors for donors to the Bill and Hillary Clinton Foundation.
Credit: Damian Gadal via Flickr Creative Commons By Thomas Kennedy Three weeks of intense media and community pressure followed