The flood of money into Washington has changed all that.
Post–Citizens United, candidates aren’t supposed to coordinate with “outside” spending groups—but even that minimal restriction isn’t being enforced.
The McCutcheon campaign finance ruling is only the latest in a series of bad decisions that have sparked growing grassroots resistance.
New IRS regulations for 501(c)(4) groups may damage the ability of everyday Americans to have an impact on the political process.
Recently filed tax returns shed light on some of the dark money that flooded the campaign season.
Special interests dominate Washington and undermine our democracy.
The good news is that things have gotten so bad, almost everyone agrees we need to make big changes.
We all know the damage done by corporate money in politics. On January 19, we have the opportunity to do something about it.
From Senate races to state and city referendums, Americans made clear they wanted to limit the corrupting power of corporate money.
In the next four years—and beyond—progressives must create the political space for the president to represent the majority of Americans.