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Campaign Finance news and analysis from The Nation
January 10, 2018
For Zephyr Teachout, Losing an Election Was Just the Start of a New Fight
In the past year, she’s taken on Trump, Google, the FCC, and the New York State Senate.
November 8, 2017
Bill de Blasio Has 4 Years to Cement His Progressive Legacy
A conversation with Juan Gonzalez and Joseph Viteritti about what the mayor did right during his first term—and what he needs to do better.
July 26, 2017
Imagine a Campaign-Finance System That’s the Opposite of Today’s Dark-Money Monster
Seattle just created it.
June 22, 2017
The Lessons We Learned From Jon Ossoff’s Defeat
The midterms will be much different, but Democrats need better candidates.
Robert L. Borosage
May 30, 2017
No, the ‘Resistance’ Isn’t Failing at the Voting Booth. Here’s Where It’s Winning.
The demand for fundamental change sparked by the Sanders insurgency is still building inside and outside the Democratic Party.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
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May 12, 2017
This Civil Rights Lawyer Is on the Path to Becoming Philly’s Next DA
Larry Krasner has spent his professional life defending activists and suing the police.
May 2, 2017
What We Can Learn from Our ‘Radical’ Past
The clashes of the past teach us that we must stay committed to a cause bigger than any one person and be willing to fight for years to come.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
April 5, 2017
From Collapse to Mystique
François Hollande failed French Socialists, and France. Emmanuel Macron is promising France a glorious rebirth—but without the “Socialist” label.
March 24, 2017
One of Trump’s Biggest Donors Thinks Cats Have More Value Than Welfare Recipients
An interview with
writer Jane Mayer on her research into the darkest reaches of right-wing political funding.
March 17, 2017
Bill de Blasio Dodges Campaign Finance Charges—but Not Ethics Questions
New York City’s mayor may have behaved like plenty of other politicians, but progressives have an obligation to do better.