Campaign Finance

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
As one U.S. senator denounces Betsy DeVos ' record in Michigan, six others are demanding President-elect Donald Trump's pick for Education Secretary untangle the "complicated web of political and not-for-profit organizations" she has spun over her career pushing a corporate education agenda nationwide. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) met Thursday...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Betsy DeVos shakes Donald Trump's hand at a rally during the president-elect's "victory tour."
Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump's Education Secretary pick, "brazenly...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The attorney named as President-elect Donald Trump's White House counsel,...

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A year after the death of Aaron Swarz, who convinced him to take up the fight, academic and activist Lawrence Lessig has launched the MAYDAY Citizens' SuperPAC, an ambitious campaign to fight corruption in American politics by raising enough money - starting with $1 million in 30 days - to elect legislators who will pass meaningful campaign finance reform. Likening the effort to leaping off a high building, but also "the beginning of hope," Lessig describes his "unstoppable walk to political...