money in politics

Where Does Every 2016 Candidate Stand on Money-in-Politics Reform?

If you’ve been looking for handy resource to see where all of the 2016 candidates stand on money-in-politics reform, your search is over. Both Iowa Pays the Price and the New Hampshire Rebellion released scorecards last week to grade all of the candidates’ positions and, more importantly, their actions, on campaign finance reform. While the Democratic candidates do well across

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Ambassador Roemer Addresses Money in Politics on Morning Joe

This morning Issue One Strategic Adviser Ambassador Tim Roemer appeared on MSNBC’s Morning Joe to make the case that money-in-politics reform is on the horizon. “We see across the country referendums popping up at the state level,” he said. “Maine passed a referendum to clean up their politics. Seattle. San Francisco. And the president of the United States… he could sign

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Statement: Issue One Executive Director Nick Penniman on the State of the Union

In last night’s State of the Union address, President Obama said ‘we need to work together to find a real solution’ to the overwhelming influence of money on politics. He spoke compellingly of a rigged game, of citizens feeling eclipsed by a handful of wealthy families, and of the misery of political fundraising. We at Issue One agree. And while we believe

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