The Democratic presidential candidate explains why his campaign for a “referendum presidency” hasn’t gotten the traction he had hoped for—and how he plans to change that.
The former secretary of state is an unlikely reformer—which is precisely why she might be a particularly effective one.
Democrats love to talk about cutting the influence of money in politics, but are they actually any more eager to fix it than Republicans?
What happens when Congress itself is the problem in politics? The framers of the Constitution thought of a solution for that very problem.
Most Americans want to take money out of government but don't think it's possible. Here's a plan for overcoming our defeatism.
A walk across New Hampshire showed that citizens don't just hate the current system—they're willing to act. The trick is creating a true grassroots movement.
A year after his death, a group of his friends and admirers want to take up his cause of fixing a corrupt campaign-finance system.
If he had met a conservative Court on its own ground, the solicitor general could have notched a victory for liberalism—and helped safeguard campaign-finance protections.
The GOP isn't the only party in need of an overhaul. Liberals ought to be demanding big changes, too -- starting with campaign-finance reform.
It won't bring him back. But the loss of the Internet activist has prompted a bill in Congress that would protect others from the same kind of prosecutorial abuse.
The solution must come from the grassroots -- it can't be imposed from above by reform-minded members of Congress.
In 2008, the candidate promised to change the "system in Washington." It's time for him to deliver on that promise.
If the president wins a second term, he could leave no greater legacy than a corruption-free capital.
Can the longest-sitting member of Congress force the Supreme Court to reconsider its Citizens United decision?
Previewing prepared remarks on the negative impact of the 2012 Supreme Court decision
Big donors are a big threat to American democracy, proving the need for campaign finance reform.
In a commencement address at Atlanta's John Marshall Law School, the author posed this challenge: Fix the broken legal system and serve everyday citizens.
If and when it becomes clear he can't win, the likely Americans Elect candidate says he'll ask any backers to vote for one of the major party candidates instead.
The corrupting influence of money in politics is the most serious issue the country currently faces. Should we continue to allow a handful of people to control the fate of our elections?
A response to Randy Barnett's "Larry Lessig: If the Republican Justices Do Not Agree With Me They Will Be Acting Politically"