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Kucinich, Gravel, and Obama respond

Following former Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-AR) and former Sen. John Edwards (D-NC), former Sen. Mike Gravel (D-AK) and Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH), and Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL have responded to our question about Fair Elections.

Both Gravel and Kucinich have endorsed Fair Elections, or full public financing of elections.

 

Here is Gravel's response:

Weekend Reading

Support for full public financing of elections graced a few editorial pages over the weekend with the Des Moines Register and the Syracuse Post-Standard both running letters to the editor in support of state and federal level Clean Elections-style proposals. Thanks to Susan West and G.T. Gerrard, respectively, for submitting those letters!

Video Climbing the Charts

Front page on the Huffington Post right now is this piece by Public Campaign's Nancy Watzman about the video question on Fair and Clean Elections which we posted to 10Questions and which is steadily climbing the list.

Fair Elections Act on NPR

National Public Radio's Peter Overby covered yesterday's Fair Elections Now Act announcement. The clip has quotes from both Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Sen. Arlen Specter (R-PA). You can download and listen to the clip below.