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 its members to file campaign finance reports on paper, which […]
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, and throughout his long career he has refused to join […]
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 measure. Congratulations enough go to these Senators for having the […]