It’s too much to ask Kamala Harris, Joe Biden, Amy Klobuchar, Cory Booker or the dozens of other possible Democratic candidates for 2020 to focus on changing the process while they are playing the game by the current rules. What is needed is for those with stature and who will not be running again to lead the way so that no one has to endure the rigors, fatigue and unfairness of how they battled their way to the presidential nomination.
Most people understand that there is a problem with money in politics in the United States. Politicians spend countless hours fundraising instead of doing
The U.S. Supreme Courts’ 2010 Citizens United decision–combined with the more recent McCutcheon ruling– eviscerated the last vestiges of campaign-finance sanity and fairness. But those
A new report from the Center for American Progress shows how the soaring cost of judicial elections led to state supreme court decisions that