New Polls Shows Overwhelming Majority of Americans Support Money in Politics Solutions
June 2, 2015
A poll released by The New York Times and CBS News today shows that more than 80% of Americans support fundamental change or a complete overhaul of the way political campaigns are funded. The survey found majorities of both Republicans and Democrats favor strong campaign finance reforms, including:
Statement by Miles Rapoport on Today’s Vote on the Democracy for All Amendment, S.J. Res 19.
September 11, 2014
Opponents of the Democracy for All Amendment have spent the past three days arguing that the amendment is a dangerous attack on the First Amendment. Their votes today expose them as the real opponents of free speech, maintaining a system that lets a few wealthy Americans drown out the voices of millions of their fellow citizens.
7 Ridiculous Arguments Ted Cruz Made Against the Democracy for All Amendment
September 10, 2014
Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) said some very bizarre things on Tuesday as he and his colleagues debated the Democracy for All amendment, which would overturn the Supreme Court’s disastrous Citizens United decision and allow Congress to again regulate campaign spending.
As Wall Street Profits Rise, Students Left Underwater
September 9, 2014
Opponents of the Democracy for All amendment to overturn Citizens United and restore limits on special interest campaign spending argue that the amendment will “limit speech.” That’s wrong. It will lift the voices of millions who are facing student loan debt by giving them a more equal say in our political system and limit the influence of outside special interests seeking to profit their debt.