For decades now, nearly all federal campaign finance reports have been filed electronically so we can find out as soon as possible who’s been getting funded by whom. I say “nearly all” because there’s a lone holdout: the U.S. Senate. The United States Senate allows
Here we are, a full day since the news that the CIA has been conducting illegal spy operations against the United States Senate. In reaction to the revelations yesterday, our writer J. Clifford speculated that the issue could enter the 2016 presidential election, with libertarian
Why support U.S. Senator Bernard Sanders for President in 2016? How about ethics? Senator Sanders isn’t some newcomer to national politics, unlike candidates that have made it to the top of the Democratic presidential ticket in the past. He knows how the game is played,
2014 could be the year that Bernie Sanders makes the commitment, one way or another, to run for President or to serve out another term in Congress.
Senators Russell Feingold and Christopher Dodd promised to filibuster H.R. 6304. (So did Senator Barack Obama, but his word is apparently cheap.) Feingold, Dodd and 13 others in the Senate followed through on the barest version of a filibuster: voting against ending debate on the