Campaign Finance

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Nina Turner, now running for U.S. Congress in Ohio, speaks at a campaign rally for presidential candidate Bernie Sanders at the University of Minnesotas Williams Arena on November, 3, 2019 in Minneapolis
"Momentum is building and people can feel it!"
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
A participant holding a sign at a march celebrating the defeat of President Donald Trump in Manhattan on November 7, 2020.
"The For the People Act could be the last best chance to fix our broken...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman (D-Pa.) delivers an introduction for Governor Tom Wolf during an inaugural ceremony on January 15, 2019 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
"Climate change is an existential threat, and we need to transition to clean...


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...