It's About Us
Today, Big Money campaign donors call the shots in Washington, blocking progress on the issues that matter most to Us. Time and again, the insider crowd puts their interests ahead of the public interest.
The Super PACs and Billionaires think it’s all about them. But we know it’s about Us. The answer is to build a new system for funding campaigns that gives Us the power, that lets Us call the shots. With the Us Campaign, we can make that change happen!
Voices from around the country.
I’m 24 years old, recently out of college, and finally entering the work force. As an active voter, it disappoints me as an American that millionaires and billionaires are able to make my one vote seem more and more insignificant with each passing election. The size of their wallets and ability to open up massive pipelines of cash into the political process will never stop me from supporting those who have my best interest at heart. HR 20 stands up for me and millions of Americans who might not be able to write those hefty checks but find the value of casting their ballot on Election Day to be just as significant.
Trump hasn't come close to 'draining the swamp.' Can Democrats hijack his message?
• Oct 16, 2018
How many stories about politics these days open with an anecdote about some new line being crossed?
Drug Industry Tries to Slip $4 Billion Windfall Into Opioid Bill
• Sep 24, 2018
Robert Pear, The New York Times
WASHINGTON — Drug companies usually get what they want in public-policy battles on Capitol Hill, but a move by the pharmaceutical industry to grab $4 billion from the federal Treasury in a bill that is supposed to address the nation’s deadly opioid epidemic is meeting fierce resistance.
Supreme Court Orders Disclosure For Dark Money, As New Report Unveils Some Donors
• Sep 18, 2018
Peter Overby, NPR
The Supreme Court on Tuesday insisted that many donations to predominantly conservative political nonprofit groups — what's often called dark money — be disclosed, seven weeks ahead of the 2018 midterm elections.