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One Key to Campaign Finance Reform?

By Michael W. Macleod-Ball, ACLU Washington Legislative Office at 5:38pm
I spoke on a panel yesterday sponsored by OpenSecrets.org on the future of campaign finance reform. In the course of the panel, an opinion piece by Fred Wertheimer, who was not at the event, but who is one of the most visible advocates for campaign finance reform, came to mind. The ACLU and Wertheimer’s progressive Democracy 21 agree on many issues of the day. But we’ve been at loggerheads on the big issue of campaign finance reform.
Rally the Grassroots to Stop Stupak

Rally the Grassroots to Stop Stupak

By Michael W. Macleod-Ball, ACLU Washington Legislative Office at 12:51pm

Well, the battle is now joined. With the addition of the Stupak Amendment to the House's health care reform bill, we are reminded once again that the fight to preserve women's reproductive rights remains literally a constant struggle.

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