Money In Politics

The Montana Supreme Court in Helena stands just off the main drag, dramatically called Last Chance Gulch Street. The picturesque setting is fitting for an institution that has just challenged the U.S. Supreme Court to a legal showdown on the enormously important question of whether corporations...
01/10/2012
News/Resource
Director of the Democracy Program at Demos Brenda Wright joined WZBC's John Grebe on Sounds of Dissent to discuss a recent Montana Supreme Court ruling that upheld restrictions on political spending by corporations and Citizens United, ahead of the ruling's two-year anniversary on January 21st....
01/09/2012
Audio
The Montana Supreme Court in Helena stands just off the main drag, dramatically called Last Chance Gulch Street. The picturesque setting is fitting for an institution that has just challenged the U.S. Supreme Court to a legal showdown on the enormously important question of whether corporations...
01/09/2012
News/Resource
The Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Act created a public financing system to fund the primary and general election campaigns of candidates for state office. Candidates who opt to participate, and who accept certain campaign restrictions and obligations, are granted an initial outlay of public...
06/27/2011
Publication
Demos respectfully urges the Committee on the Judiciary to give swift approval to the Fair Elections Now Act.  Demos is a non-partisan public policy research and advocacy organization committed to building an America which achieves its highest democratic ideals - a nation where democracy is...
04/06/2011
Publication
Washington DC – Today, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL), Rep. John Larson (D-CT), and actor Alec Baldwin unveiled the Fair Elections Now Act, a bill that would change for the better the way congressional candidates finance elections. Demos, a non-partisan public policy research and advocacy...
04/06/2011
Press Release
Maine Citizens for Clean Elections (“MCCE”) is a non-partisan association of organizations and individuals with the common purpose of working in the public interest to advocate for, increase public support for, defend and improve the Maine Clean Election Act (“MCEA”) and other campaign finance...
02/23/2011
Publication
Respect Maine PAC. v. Walter McKee
10/23/2010
Publication
Brief filed in U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of Maine Citizens for Clean Elections and other amici.
10/22/2010
Publication
Respect Maine PAC. v. Walter McKee On Tuesday, October 5, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit rejected a motion for an emergency injunction to invalidate the matching funds provision of Maine's Clean Election law, the contribution limit for gubernatorial candidates, and certain...
10/08/2010
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