Strong improvements to the bill, from both Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) and Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), were blocked. The weakened STOCK Act, which President Obama says he will sign, does little to address any real corruption in Congress.
Let's keep our commitments by cleaning up the mess, passing sweeping ethics and political reforms and getting things done. We still have time to develop the better narrative before the November elections. But will we?