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From dark money to mystery spies, it was a busy year for money in politics
The likely next Speaker called for a “21st-century campaign finance system” to “multiply the power of small donors.” It’s a key step toward building a stronger democracy.
It’s still overwhelmingly popular
This democracy package can be the gold standard for the rest of the nation
The public should be able to tell where these messages are coming from and how they are being targeted
We need automatic voter registration, campaign finance reform, early voting, and more
But can they withstand the pressure to court special interests to fund their reelections?
In cities across the country, voters backed the most powerful reform available to address big money in politics
Small donor matching programs are gaining steam — and could lower barriers for both voter and candidate participation
A Brennan Center analysis shows both Republicans and Democrats have found a new way to set up super PACs and rake in dark money, further weakening our campaign finance system