campaign finance

Nancy Pelosi: Addressing Money in Politics a Motivating Factor in Running for Leadership

Watchdog Applauds Minority Leader, Urges Congress to Take Action

Washington, D.C.—Campaign finance watchdog Public Campaign Action Fund applauded House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) for saying today that “changing the role of money in politics” is a motivating factor in her decision to stay on as Democratic Minority Leader in the 113th Congress.

At her press conference this morning, Pelosi said, “changing the role of money in politics is really a very important motivator for me to stay in the leader’s office. I think it must be done.”

Watchdog: Contractor Donations Show Need for Executive Order

Washington, D.C.—A new Los Angeles Times report on government contractors giving money to a group supporting Governor Mitt Romney’s presidential run highlights the need for immediate action by President Barack Obama and his administration to enforce the law and increase transparency of these types of donations.