Holding Politicians Accountable

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Sensitive Donors

The Courts have given wealthy individuals the ability to tremendously influence our political process—influence that most people can’t even dream of having—and in a free country, we deserve to know about it.

Conservative hero Justice Antonin Scalia once said about a case involving the disclosure of petition signatures, “running a democracy takes a certain amount of civic courage.” Courage is something you’d think these wealthy donors, many of whom are self-made, would possess in spades.

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