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Martin O'Malley to President Obama: I'd Sign It If I Could

Lauren Windsor | Posted 01.20.2017 | Politics
Lauren Windsor

Congressional gridlock is preventing campaign finance reform, but President Obama can take executive action to address this problem now -- he can sign an executive order that would require federal contractors to disclose their political spending.

Ben Walsh

The Tide Is Turning Against Obama's Pro-Wall Street SEC Pick

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Walsh | Posted 07.01.2015 | Politics

More than 110,000 people have signed a petition to remove Mary Jo White as chairwoman of the Securities and Exchange Commission because she is too clo...

Congressman Backs Citizens United Amendment

The Huffington Post | Preston Maddock | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), a vocal supporter of campaign reform, is pushing Congress to pass a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United....

Why Dylan Ratigan's "Get Money Out" Campaign Gets it Right

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 01.16.2012 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

To understand why Dylan Ratigan's "Get Money Out" campaign is getting it right, let's take a quick look at the history of Supreme Court decisions on campaign finance.

#OccupyWallSt v2: What Cross-Partisanship Must Mean

Lawrence Lessig | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics
Lawrence Lessig

We must find a way to work with people we don't agree with to make this Republic work again. Yet as I walked through the Occupy Wall St. protest Wednesday, and asked people about such cross-partisanship, I was not encouraged.