Campaign Finance

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Image from Public Citizen's new analysis "Bankrolling the Disenfranchisers."
"In public, corporate America says it's disgusted. But behind the scenes, corporations and industry groups have heavily funded lawmakers who rejected election results and incited the insurrection."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon speaks at the Fortune Global Forum.
"The banks and corporations that have annihilated our social fabric, toppled...
Jon Queally, staff writer
US President Donald Trump stands on stage with billionaire GOP donor Sheldon Adelson ahead of his address to the Israeli American Council National Summit 2019 at the Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, Florida on December 7, 2019. (Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images)
"Will there be any accountability for these recent billionaire enablers of...


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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