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Life Savings or Max Donation: The Political Consequences of Asset & Income Inequality

Our citizenship should grant us equal access to government, but nearly half of Americans would be bankrupted by making a maximum donation to a federal candidate. Underscoring this fact, this April, two well-received publications further cracked the façade of American democratic accountability and economic mobility. 

Diverse Groups Urge Supreme Court to Side With Everyday People in Limits Challenge

With the Supreme Court set to hear a money-in-politics case in October that some have said could be the “next Citizens United,” a diverse range of groups that includes Public Campaign and represents more than 40 million members submitted “friend of the court” (amici curiae) briefs urging the court to uphold sensible safeguards against big money-dominated politics.