State and local leaders can take action to fight back against big money and special interests—and put the public back in charge.
Lawmakers elected in the 2018 midterms are set to supercharge the effort to fight corruption and make democracy work for all Americans.
A new era of presidential scandals creates opportunities for far-reaching reform.
Bold anti-corruption solutions could help curb the huge power that the private prison industry has over immigration detention issues.
A growing number of state, local, and federal lawmakers are finally taking on big money in politics by leading a movement for small-donor-funded elections.
This week, Michele and Igor sit down with Dawn Porter, director of "Bobby Kennedy for President," and discuss parallels between the 1968 presidential campaign and today's political climate.
Michele and Igor chat with MSNBC's Chris Hayes about special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation; CAP's Diana Pilipenko weighs in, breaking down the biggest developments within the investigation in the past year.
Americans are ready for states—the laboratories of democracy—to offer a new progressive vision for shared prosperity. This report presents a menu of state policy priorities to help people secure good jobs and good wages and to support strong and healthy communities in which all people are treated fairly and equitably.
The task facing America’s political elites consists of realigning the establishment with demands of alienated political bases without succumbing to the temptations of authoritarianism.
To reduce the undue influence of big money in politics, Congress and state legislators should ban lobbyists from fundraising for candidates for public office.
In order to restore government for the people, state legislators should stop accepting contributions from interests under the jurisdiction of their committees.
Igor speaks with his guests about Pennsylvania's gerrymandered congressional map and the harmful effects on communities of color.
In Pennsylvania, legislators are less responsive to the will of the public due to gerrymandering.
At a time when our elections are being threatened by foreign interference, all levels of government have a role to play in improving election security.
A draft bill would undermine crucial limits on how much money donors are able to give to members of Congress and candidates for federal office.