Tag: money in politics
Thanks to a class of reformers elected in 2018, we’ve already begun that process.
The year in campaign finance had highs and lows (mostly lows).
"Our grassroots-funded campaign is proving every single day that you don't need billionaires and private fundraisers to run for president."
"We are barely a decade from the greatest fiasco of financial over-leveraging in history, and we are already unlearning its most obvious lessons."
The dark money landscape is more than just direct spending, hundreds of millions more is being funneled through other kinds of groups that don’t fully disclose their donors.
Considering the money involved, we probably shouldn’t expect any further investigations to shine a light on the corrupting influence of these decadent absolute monarchies on American democracy.