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Money in Politics
Achieving true democracy means reducing the role of money in politics and amplifying the voice of the people. Our research, advocacy, and litigation work has long promoted and supported measures to do just that.
The Latest on Money in Politics
March 6, 2019
Big Money in the Charm City
The white, wealthy donor class that fuels Baltimore's elections
How a Lack of Democracy Worsened the Texas Storm Disaster
The winter storm disaster in Texas was a crisis fueled by a failure to address climate change and the influence of oil and gas companies in state and local politics.
March 11, 2021
To Keep His Promises to the Black Community, Pres. Biden Must Prioritize Building an Inclusive Democracy
While Biden inspires hope, our democracy has let down Black communities for far too long.
February 24, 2021
Congress Must Pass H.R.1 Now
Congress must act swiftly to put transformative pro-democracy legislation at the top of the agenda.
January 12, 2021
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Featured Case on Money in Politics
Esther and Pynchon v. the City of Seattle
Supporting Seattle's voter-approved Democracy Voucher Program — a measure designed to empower small donors and the candidates they support in city elections.
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