Campaign Finance

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Five years after the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision helped unleash unprecedented amounts of outside spending in U.S. elections , a coalition of major pro-democracy groups came together for the first time on Wednesday to release eight separate reports examining outsized corporate influence, the proliferation of dark money, and the...
Theodoric Meyer, ProPublica
The Internal Revenue Service says it won't come out with new proposed rules for...
Moyers & Company
Negotiators from the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) were in...

Further

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...