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Paul Blumenthal

'We've Completely Won The Debate On The Problem Of Money In Politics'

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 08.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Campaign finance reformers are taking their policy efforts to the hustings, raising millions of dollars in an unprecedented push to supp...

Repairing Democracy

Rep. Jared Huffman | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics
Rep. Jared Huffman

We believe there are several reforms needed to fight back against the scourge of unlimited and secretive campaign spending, bring transparency and accountability to the system, and, more importantly, support a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United.

Paul Blumenthal

Democrats Rally Behind Reform Bill To Fight Big Money

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Democratic leaders joined together on Capitol Hill Wednesday to introduce a new campaign-finance reform bill to help lessen the in...

Paul Blumenthal

Start Of A Trend? Another Republican Endorses Campaign Finance Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Thomas Petri (R-Wis.) on Thursday introduced legislation to provide tax credits and deductions for political donors making small co...

Huffington Issue 72: Campaign Finance Reformists, The Methiest States And More

Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics

In this week's issue of Huffington magazine, we look at a new breed of reformers trying to change campaign finance so that a $5 donation is just as va...

Paul Blumenthal

The New Campaign Finance Reformers Look To Jump-Start A Movement

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics

COLUMBIA, Md. -- The 2014 election is over a year away, but even so Rep. John Sarbanes (D-Md.) found himself standing in late July in the recessed liv...

Paul Blumenthal

Progressives Press House Dems On Big Issue

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A coalition of progressive leaders, including MoveOn.org Executive Director Anna Galland, Rebuild the Dream President Van Jones and Dail...

Paul Blumenthal

Major Reform Push On Controversial Anniversary

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.22.2013 | Politics

ANNAPOLIS, MD. -- Campaign finance reformers are ringing in the third anniversary of the Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United decision with dozens of ...

Paul Blumenthal

Dems Aim For One Unified Bill On Campaign Finance

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In an effort to show a unified front, five members of a campaign finance reform task force organized by House Democrats reintroduced thr...

Paul Blumenthal

Is New Congress Ready For Campaign Finance Reform?

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 2012 election was the most expensive in history, with a pricetag as high as $6 billion. This staggering amount brought with it many ...

Paul Blumenthal

Campaign Finance Reformers Get Back To Work

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Political money is governed by rules, regulations and Newton's third law of motion: Every action has an equal and opposite reaction. Wit...

Obama: Romney Campaign Ideas Would Fit 'On A Tweet,' With Room To Spare

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics

Speaking at a fundraiser in Baltimore on Tuesday, President Barack Obama took a shot at the depth of policy ideas coming from GOP presidential nominee...

Paul Blumenthal

Congressman's Experiment Aims To Reverse Role Of Big Money

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the age of super PACs and K Street fundraisers, the hunt for grassroots donors, those giving small sums, has become less and less imp...

D.M. Levine

On Wall Street, Nothing Has Changed

HuffingtonPost.com | D.M. Levine | Posted 05.11.2012 | Business

If you thought Wall Street had learned its lesson four years after the global financial crisis, JPMorgan Chase's $2 billion trading debacle suggests y...

Super PAC for the People

Rep. John Sarbanes | Posted 04.14.2012 | Politics
Rep. John Sarbanes

Yesterday, I had the opportunity to go on the Up with Chris Hayes Show on MSNBC to talk about the issue of money in politics and what we can do about ...

Congressional Democrats' Advice for Obama's Jobs Speech

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The nation is waiting to hear what President Obama is going to say tomorrow night, when he gives an address to a joint session of Congress on the subj...