Posts by Adam Lioz

Adam Lioz is Counsel & Senior Advisor for Demos Greg Moore is Executive Director of the NAACP National Voter Fund This past Saturday was the 40th anniversary of Buckley v. Valeo, and last week...
February 2, 2016 | Adam Lioz
As the 2016 presidential campaign begins in earnest, we’re all bracing ourselves for the barrage of political ads coming our way.   The empty slogans and out-of-context attacks are bad enough....
January 22, 2016 | Adam Lioz
In a Boston Globe op-ed today, Sec. Hillary Clinton correctly noted the importance of the next president’s power to appoint Supreme Court justices. On no issue is this more true than on...
January 8, 2016 | Adam Lioz
On Saturday, the New York Times ran a front-page article about how the endorsement of a single billionaire may significantly shift the dynamics of the Republican presidential primary in Marco Rubio’s...
November 5, 2015 | Adam Lioz
Yesterday, Hillary Clinton announced a three-part plan for addressing the role of big and secret money in the political process.
September 9, 2015 | Adam Lioz
Today marks five years since the Supreme Court's infamous Citizens United decision--and perhaps nothing tells the story of the results better than a New York Times article from yesterday called "'...
January 21, 2015 | Adam Lioz
No matter who wins each of the hundreds of elections today, one thing's for sure: a relative handful of large donors and spenders are setting the agenda and terms of debate, while the rest of us are...
November 4, 2014 | Adam Lioz
We’re entering high campaign season in what’s shaping up to be the most expensive midterm elections in American history.  Outside groups like Super PACs are on pace to spend 17 times what...
September 12, 2014 | Adam Lioz