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There should be a uniform federal rule requiring transparency for political spending by companies — the type of rule the Supreme Court endorsed in McCutcheon and Citizens United.
Hammered for going around Congress with executive orders, President Obama should go further on voting and transparency, to make government work better.
Data collection now allows campaigns to target voters like never before. Is that good for democracy?
Despite skyrocketing campaign spending, no one’s sure all that effort really works.
A new report confirms that private prisons not only rely on faulty math to get states to agree to binding contracts, but they also fail to save states money even when their contract legally requires it.
The Democracy Restoration Act is a crucial step forward in ensuring that we stay true to our promise to make this a nation that provides equality for all.
A roundup with the latest news highlighting the corrosive nature of money in New York State politics — and the need for public financing and robust campaign finance reform.
The McCutcheon ruling demonstrates an almost willful failure of the Court’s majority to comprehend the challenges associated with administering and enforcing campaign finance laws.
How did we get to the point where a for-profit corporation can lay claim to religious rights? Ciara Torres-Spelliscy on the slithering history of corporate personhood.
Since 2005, the Supreme Court has slowly dismantled campaign finance regulations, and things could get even worse in years to come.