On BCRA's Anniversary, A Reminder
March 27, 2017
On the 15th anniversary of the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act (BCRA), it’s worth noting that not so long ago there was a bipartisan consensus that our campaign finance system is corroding our democracy and a bipartisan commitment to improve it.
Trump promotes secret money group
March 17, 2017
The White House's connections to "America First Policies" raises national security concerns
Poll: Most Americans Want Special Prosecutor to Probe Trump-Russia Ties
March 8, 2017
It’s not getting much attention in the flood of news stories about the House Republicans’ health care proposal, but a poll out today offers new evidence that Americans are mightily concerned about Russia’s hacking into our elections and possible ties between that effort and the Trump administration.
SCOTUS Reaffirms Support for Campaign Finance Disclosure
February 27, 2017
There’s good news this morning from the Supreme Court, which is sticking with its past declarations that campaign finance disclosure requirements are constitutional.
Ravel Departing FEC With a Challenge to the President
February 21, 2017
Through nearly four years as a member of the Federal Election Commission, Ann Ravel fought the good fight to rein in the power of big money in politics; she departs with a challenge to President Trump to overhaul the agency by staffing it with commissioners who are serious about enforcing campaign finance laws.