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In today's world, the victory of McCain-Feingold seems almost unfathomable.
If any of the Russians who met with Donald Trump Jr are convicted, it will make a difference if they were working for the Kremlin.
This summer New Mexico is acting to close massive loopholes that have permitted unaccountable political spending to flood its elections for years.
In 2015, Seattle voters passed an initiative creating the nation’s first “democracy voucher” program.
The information in President Trump's returns wouldn't be enough to quell concerns about his finances.
Voters see the results of money in political fights — ads, direct mail, etc. — but they often can't see who's behind it.
This week, the Brennan Center proposed a new tool to strengthen both parties — an easy-to-claim tax credit for small political contributions.
To shrink the clout of rich campaign contributors, look to the tax bill talks going on in Washington and the states.
Are we seeing a resurgence of small donors? Are average Americans, newly engaged in politics, joining together to take ownership of elections back from the megadonors and super PACs?
For those outraged by Trump, it is tempting to engage in the “dark money” politics that helped put him in the White House. But such political expediency will only damage democracy.