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.
Watchdog group sues for records on Mnuchin and wife's eclipse trip
• Sep 12, 2017
Rebecca Savransky, The Hill
A watchdog group sued the Treasury Department on Monday for records about Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and his wife's trip last month to Kentucky at the time of the solar eclipse.
Denver City Council approves new rules requiring reports of dark-money spending in elections
• Sep 11, 2017
Jon Murray, Denver Post
Campaign finance changes approved Monday by the City Council could make it more difficult for big spenders to escape public notice in Denver elections.
Editorial: Don't pull the plug on public financing in Florida
• Aug 27, 2017
Editorial Board, Orlando Sentinel
Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran, a likely candidate for governor, flamboyantly took aim this past week at the state’s public campaign finance system. It was an odd target — a system that has cost state taxpayers a grand total of $10.4 million since 2010. That’s a rounding error on the hundreds of billions of dollars in state spending over the same period.