Newt Gingrich

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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 fa├žade of American democratic accountability and economic mobility. 

The Chronicles of Money, Politics, and the One Percent of the One Percent

Here's a recap of Public Campaign and Public Campaign Action Fund's (PCAF) work from December 12 through December 16, 2011.

Simply Backwards

Newt Gingrich has an interesting approach to widespread congressional scandal and voter dissatisfaction: roll back existing campaign finance reforms. His argument, defeatist at best, seems to suggest that since existing regulations haven't stemmed the tide of money, they should be overturned. What about pursuing an alternative that makes elections about more than money...like Clean Elections?