Submitted by David Donnelly on Fri, 08/03/2007 - 16:14
Last night, at the opening dinner of the Yearly Kos Convention in Chicago, Senator Dick Durbin gave a taped welcome to the 1,500 people in attendance. What did he spend his time discussing? His Fair Elections Now Act!
Submitted by Katie Schlieper on Mon, 04/02/2007 - 21:03
Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has announced her support for public financing of federal elections on the same day she broke records for first quarter fundraising the presidential race, taking in $26 million. Although she opted out of public financing for her White House bid, she does believe it's the ultimate reform to pursue.
Submitted by Katie Schlieper on Tue, 11/21/2006 - 17:57
David Sirota, author of Hostile Takeover, writes on TomPaine.com that now is the moment to push for full public financing of federal campaigns. There are encouraging circumstances - and some roadblocks, of course - that could make the legacy of the 2006 elections an end the legalized bribery masquerading as our campaign finance system.