Campaign Finance

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Like Robin Hood, the "Nuns on the Bus" show up when you need them. First it was the social safety net-slashing House budget proposal in 2012 that brought out the sisters calling for justice in cities across the U.S. Then, in 2013, it was the need for comprehensive immigration reform. Now, the bus-traveling sisters are back, this time fueled by the...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The U.S. Senate is expected to vote Monday on a constitutional amendment that...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Former Iowa State Senator Kent Sorenson on Wednesday pleaded guilty to federal...

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...

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