Washington, DC – In an attempt to block the 'American Health Care Act' from passing the House of Representatives, well-funded special interests are promising to raise millions for Freedom Caucus me
Washington, DC – When the new Congress is sworn in Tuesday, one of the first orders of business will be to adopt rules for the 115th Congress, including severe cut backs in the independence of the
League set agenda for the next biennium and elected unanimously Chris Carson of Burbank, California as the organization's 19th national president.
“We are disappointed that the Senate Democrats’ campaign finance proposal, announced today, falls short of what is needed to keep big money from dominating our politics,” said President MacNamara.
“Big money, secret money, is taking over our elections while the FEC sits on its hands. It is time for a change – a big change,” said President MacNamara.
"The League is pleased to have the power of the presidency behind reforms that lower barriers to voters and help us work toward a more perfect democracy," said President MacNamara.
"The League joined in this case to further the simple goal of protecting government that is transparent and accountable to voters,” said League President Elisabeth MacNamara.
League President MacNamara urges the FEC to update campaign finance regulations to provide full disclosure so that the Citizens United decision does not continue as the giant loophole for secret giving that it has become.
Today, after months of relentless attack ads and millions of dollars in dark money campaign spending, American voters are casting their ballots and making their voices heard.
The League held its 51st biennial national convention this week, in which League members from around the country discussed important public policy issues and celebrated the organization’s accomplishments on voting rights, campaign finance reform and the environment and more.