Campaign Finance

Jon Queally, staff writer
Merriam-Webster defines the word as, " government by the few."
Common Dreams staff
Those chosen by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to draft the Senate's...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
After marching 100 miles from Philadelphia to Harrisburg, a group of activists...

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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...