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ReFormers Caucus Statement Calls Money in Politics a Crisis with Solutions

The ReFormers Caucus, a bipartisan group of more than 100 former members of Congress and governors—including Ambassador Tim Roemer, Sec. Chuck Hagel, Sen. Tom Daschle and Gov. Christine Todd Whitman—released a statement today declaring that the power of money in our elections threatens the integrity of our democracy, and points out that nearly nine out of 10 Americans, from across

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At UMD, Republicans and Democrats Signal Support For Money-in-Politics Reform

The ReFormers Caucus launched this month and is already putting money-in-politics reform at the tops of hearts and minds across the country. Last Thursday, former representatives and Caucus members Connie Morella (R-MD) and Tom McMillen (D-MD) joined Congressman John Sarbanes (D-MD) and Republican Governor Larry Hogan’s policy director, Adam Dubitsky, for a vibrant round-table discussion on how to reorient government

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The ReFormers Caucus is ready to get to work

Last Tuesday, 26 members of our bipartisan ReFormers Caucus of former members of Congress and governors got together to discuss how they as a group can most effectively raise the profile of the money-in-politics issue and move it to the front of the political debate going into 2016. There was a lot of enthusiasm in the room to get to

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