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Lawrence Lessig Has a “Moonshot” Plan to Halt Our Slide Toward Plutocracy

Harvard’s Lawrence Lessig, the crusader for campaign finance reform, feels that his fellow reformers don’t think big or boldly enough to inspire the kind of grassroots campaign that might break elite donors’ stranglehold on America’s political…

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SCOTUS: McCutcheon v FEC Ruling Could Unleash Mega-Donors

Minimum Give the Maximum Supreme Court could unleash mega-donors with McCutcheon v FEC Ruling HELENA, MT – As political reporters from throughout the nation await the Supreme Court decision in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission–which many believe will be handed down as early as next week–the National Institute on Money in State Politics’ October 2013 report […]

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Campaign Cash Rules Drown in the Bathtub

I’m speculating here, but as we approach year’s end, I assume that Grover Norquist hasn’t been visited by Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future and found spiritual redemption. Nonetheless, I’m betting that Grover Norquist feels pretty…