Campaign Finance

Cleaning Up Santa Fe Cleaning Up Santa Fe

New Mexico is on the verge of joining those happy few states that have acted to rein in the extreme influence of corporate money on US politics.

Feb 19, 2003 / Feature / Matt Bivens

No More Pigs at the Trough No More Pigs at the Trough

How to cure infectious greed.

Jan 16, 2003 / Feature / Arianna Huffington

The Evil of Access The Evil of Access

Campaign finance reform can succeed--but only if the pressure stays on.

Dec 12, 2002 / Feature / Mark Green

Going Down the Road Going Down the Road

How quickly the joy fades.

Nov 7, 2002 / Editorial / Jim Hightower

Reformer From Goldman Sachs Reformer From Goldman Sachs

Senator Corzine speaks from knowledge when he calls for regulatory reform.

Sep 11, 2002 / Feature / William Greider

State Judges for Sale State Judges for Sale

In the 39 states that elect appellate judges, politicization of the bench is growing.

Aug 15, 2002 / Feature / Michael Scherer

Dialing for Clean Dollars Dialing for Clean Dollars

If a definition of news is something that hasn't happened before, readers of the New York Times may be excused for wondering why the paper featured a front-page story on June 8 on...

Jun 13, 2002 / Editorial / The Editors

Campaign Finance: The Sequel Campaign Finance: The Sequel

With McCain-Feingold finally passed, it's time to focus again on public funding.

Apr 11, 2002 / Feature / John Nichols

Campaign Finance Reform Campaign Finance Reform

We're told that this campaign reform is not The end-all of the sleaziness we've got. But it must have some worthwhile changes in it If Tom DeLay and Hastert are agin it.

Feb 21, 2002 / Column / Calvin Trillin

Real Reform Post-Enron Real Reform Post-Enron

As the House of Representatives was about to begin debating a modest campaign finance reform bill, former Enron CEO Kenneth Lay was taking the Fifth before the Senate commerce co...

Feb 14, 2002 / Editorial / The Editors