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Join Nick Nyhart and Rep. John Larson in West Hartford

Public Campaign Action Fund President Nick Nyhart will join Congressman John Larson (D-Conn.) in West Hartford, Connecticut on Tuesday to talk about the Fair Elections Now Act and other ways we can put our elections back in the hands of everyday people

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Nick Nyhart on Capitol Hill: "Americans want change when it comes to money in politics"

Public Campaign Action Fund President Nick Nyhart joined U.S. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Rep. John Larson (D-Conn.), and several other House members today to talk about the "Democratic DARE (Disclose, Amend, Reform, Elect) agenda to clean up our electoral system and return power in Washington to the voters."

You can watch his speech below.

Dylan Ratigan with Occupy Wall Street: "Get the money out."

On Monday, MSNBC global finance correspondent and weekday afternoon anchor, Dylan Ratigan, joined the Occupy Wall Street protesters in Manhattan as part of his push for campaign finance reform. Later that day, Public Campaign President & CEO Nick Nyhart appeared on Ratigan's show on MSNBC.

Let's End the Secret Money Arms Race

They say actions speak louder than words. But in the world of money in politics, this mantra seems to have fallen on deaf ears. While President Obama and many members of Congress have called for changes to our campaign finance system, thus far rhetoric seems to have prevailed over concrete results.

As The Nation editor Katrina vanden Heuvel notes in her recent column, it's time that members of leadership demonstrate their commitment to Fair Elections:

Public Campaign's Nick Nyhart and DEMOS' Tova Wang: Attack on Workers Part of Organized Effort to Shift Political Power

The assault on workers taking place all over the country, most notably in Wisconsin, is still fresh on everyone's mind.

The Nation--Curbing Big Money

Public Campaign President and CEO Nick Nyhart joined with David Donnelly, national campaigns director for Public Campaign Action Fund, in writing the following the piece that will appear in the April 25th edition of The Nation magazine. The full article is available on their website (if you're a subscriber), or you can read it below.

 

Nick Nyhart on Countdown with Keith Olbermann

Public Campaign Action Fund Executive Director Nick Nyhart appeared on Countdown with Keith Olbermann tonight talking about our new report. Check it out:

Too Washington

Today in the Huffington Post, Public Campaign President & CEO, Nick Nyhart, discusses how last night's election result in Massachusetts was a referendum on politics in a Washington that places the interests of Wall Street titans and corporate executives ahead of the interests of ordinary Americans.

 

Nick Nyhart in The Worcester Telegram and Gazette News

The Worcester Telegram and Gazette News quotes Public Campaign Action Fund Executive Director Nick Nyhart on the relationship between candidates and special interest donors.

Nick Nyhart on Fox News: Don't Hsu Forget About Me

As Katie described earlier in the week, Norman Hsu has been into some trouble lately. And while the authorities couldn't find him, campaign fundraisers had no problem.

 

Public Campaign President and CEO Nick Nyhart appeared on Your World with Neil Cavuto yesterday afternoon to talk about the Norman Hsu controversy--and the alternative to this kind of "raise money first, ask questions later" political process. Check it out!