Democracy for All Debate Important Benchmark in Fight For Fairer Democracy
Washington, DC—After a historic debate on money in politics reform in the US Senate this week, Public Campaign President and CEO Nick Nyhart issued the following statement:
"The U.S. Senate took a historic step forward this week in debating the Democracy for All amendment to overturn the Supreme Court's Citizens United v. FEC decision. An overwhelming majority of the American people support efforts to rein in our unsustainable campaign finance system and now they know who is on their side in Washington, D.C. This week's debate was an important benchmark in the crucial fight to create a fairer democracy that's truly of, by, and for the people.."
Public Campaign is a national, nonpartisan organization that fights to raise the voices of everyday people in our democracy through changing our campaign finance laws and through holding elected officials accountable for favors they do on behalf of campaign donors. Learn more at http://www.publicampaign.org.