Sen. Scott Brown

Is Scott Brown’s Position on Disclosure Just a ‘Cynical Political Ploy’?

In January as Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) negotiated with his Democratic opponent Elizabeth Warren over the details of a “People’s Pledge” to keep outside spending out of the Massachusetts senate race he stated:

“Attack ads from unaccountable outside groups that spend millions of dollars from anonymous donors portraying their opposition unfairly and misleading voters are wrong”letter to Elizabeth Warren re: People’s Pledge.

Sen. Brown Makes Good on Outside Money Pledge

Back in January, in an effort to mitigate the influence of outside spending in their Massachusetts senate race, Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) and his opponent, Elizabeth Warren, made a deal. The agreement assesses a penalty on the candidate who benefits from outside advertising, equal to 50 percent of the advertising expenditure. The penalty is paid to the charity of the opposing candidate’s choice. In keeping with the pledge, Sen.

PRESS RELEASE: Watchdog Applauds Warren-Brown Outside Money Agreement

In a press release this morning, Public Campaign Action Fund praised the agreement reached by Massachusetts U.S. Senate candidates Elizabeth Warren and Scott Brown, and urged that the agreement become a model for other races around the country.

The Chronicles of Money, Politics, and Just the Guy We've Been Longing to Hear From on Income Inequality

Here's a recap of Public Campaign and Public Campaign Action Fund's (PCAF) work from October 24 through October 28, 2011.

The Chronicles of Money, Politics, and Occupying the Week

Here's a recap of Public Campaign and Public Campaign Action Fund's (PCAF) work from October 11 through October 14, 2011.