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.
New CDC head faces questions about financial conflicts of interest
• Dec 11, 2017
Lena H. Sun and Alice Crites, Washington Post
ATLANTA — After five months in office, President Trump’s new director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been unable to divest financial holdings that pose potential conflicts of interest, hindering her ability to fully perform her job.
Why the CFPB has become one of Washington's biggest battlegrounds
• Nov 27, 2017
Patrick Temple-West, Politico
Richard Cordray, who resigned on Friday from his post as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, ignited an unexpected succession fight with President Donald Trump over the agency during the weekend.
Trump could personally benefit from last-minute change to Senate tax bill
• Nov 27, 2017
Damian Paletta, Washington Post
Last-minute changes to the Senate tax bill could personally benefit President Trump, who has investment stakes in roughly 500 entities that could be affected by the planned adjustments.