Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) speaks to members of the press after a weekly Senate Democratic policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol, October 5, 2021.Alex Wong / Getty Images

Democrats’ Public Financing Proposal Could Give Small Donors More Influence

Public campaign financing programs in states and cities across the country have grown in use by candidates and have been strengthened by voters in recent years.

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Arizona Students Launch Hunger Strike to Pass Voting Rights Bill

Twenty young people at the Arizona Capitol are calling on Sen. Kyrsten Sinema to support a change in Senate rules and advance the Freedom to Vote Act.

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NYC Public Campaign Financing Program Leveled the Playing Field: Report

A new Brennan Center analysis found that New York City's small-dollar matching program was key in electing record numbers of women and people of color to City Council.

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Health Insurance and Pharma Lobbyists Max Out to the Dem Party

The Senate braces for a showdown over expanding Medicare to include dental and vision benefits after healthcare industry lobbyists have bundled six-figure donations for Democrats’ campaign arms.