In a year of spectacular firsts, America outdid itself again in the realm of campaign finance. Spending in the 2020 election reached $14.4 billion, more than doubling the record set in 2016. According to OpenSecrets, a number of additional records comprise this whopping $14.4 billion total: President Biden’s campaign became the first presidential campaign to… Read more
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End Citizens United Wants an Anti-Corruption Debate
Following the first primary debate of the 2020 election cycle and growing public pressure, the DNC is considering a debate focused specifically on the climate change emergency. Now End Citizens United, a nonpartisan political action committee funded by grassroots donors, is calling for a similarly specialized debate on corruption and democracy reform. “Several Democratic presidential… Read more
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Attention, Stampers! Primary season is kicking off across the country, and we want the 2020 candidates to know that the American people are ready to stamp big money out of politics. We must show them we want elections by and for the people, not corporations and big money interests. To do that, we’re holding a… Read more