Campaign Finance

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
<p>President Donald Trump co-owns the Trump International Hotel in Las Vegas with casino mogul Phil Ruffin. (Photo:<a href=""> ian mcwilliams</a>/flickr/cc)</p>
"The more we learn about what Trump is hiding in his tax returns, the worse it looks."
Lisa Newcomb, staff writer
New report details how state initiative leveled the playing field for...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
House Oversight Committee Chairwoman Rep. Carolyn Maloney said the U.S. Postal...


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...