BREAKING NEWS: Last night, in a vote of 220-210, the House passed the For The People Act (H.R. 1), bringing us one step closer to getting big money OUT of our politics and voters IN! But we’re not done yet. H.R. 1 is now on its way to the Senate for a vote. Call your… Read more
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
A new session of Congress kicked off with the introduction of For The People Act (H.R.1), a landmark bill designed to fix our broken political system, including campaign finance, voting rights, and public accountability. The bill was introduced on January 4th by Rep. John Sarbanes of Maryland and co-sponsored by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and… Read more
On April 15, 2015, U.S. postal worker Doug Hughes landed a gyrocopter on the U.S. Capitol’s West Lawn, whereafter Capitol Police shortly arrested him. His bizarre but courageous flight made headlines across the country. More importantly, Doug took flight for a reason: to bring attention to the movement for campaign finance reform. Doug carried with… Read more
Democrats are celebrating a gubernatorial win in Virginia’s election, but the losers are the American people. Big money in politics once again broke records and distorted the political process, reducing another election to a game of high-tech, expensive name calling. It is another example of our distorted electoral process and portends worse to come in… Read more
Head Stamper Ben and Jerry joined Nina Turner, the former state senator of Ohio AND the Stampede’s latest Board member, to announce the Stampede’s newest initiatives in the video below— Click it, watch it, and share this video on Facebook and Twitter!