Campaign Finance

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Unknown donors and big-monied, outside groups are pouring record amounts of cash into key Senate races set to determine which political party will take control over the upper house come November's election, according to a new report published Tuesday by the Brennan Center for Justice. The report, Election Spending 2014: 9 Toss-Up Senate Races (pdf...
Jon Queally, staff writer
The Independent U.S. Senator from Vermont Bernie Sanders was in the city of...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Just a few weeks out from the November midterm elections, a new report revealed...

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...