Congressman John Sarbanes (D-Md.), along with House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and over 100 House members as original co-sponsors of the Government By the People Act (H.R. 20), a bill to lift up the voices of everyday people in the political process through empowering and encouraging small dollar donors.
In October, the Supreme Court will hear a challenge to one type of contribution limits—what individuals can give in total, or “aggregate,” to all federal political committees. Here’s what you need to know about McCutcheon v. FEC.
Fair Elections is a practical, proven reform that would put our elections back in the hands of voters. Elected officials should represent everyday Americans--not the wealthy special interests funding their campaigns. It's time to make our government of, by, and for the people.