Tag Archives: campaign finance reform

Buddy Roemer Has Died

Former Congressman and Louisiana governor Buddy Roemer, who sought the 2012 presidential nominations of Americans Elect and the Reform Party died today at the age of 77.  The cause of death has not yet been disclosed but Roemer had been in declining health in recent years, suffering a stroke in 2015.… Read more ...

Greens Lobby To Promote Public Funding Of Elections

By Green Party of the United States, National Women’s Caucus
Posted by Kevin Zeese

Green Party members from across the country will converge on Washington, D.C., the week of April 1-5 from 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to lobby their senators and representatives to support public only funding for their campaigns.… Read more ...

Jesse Walker: A farewell to Bob Barr-endorsed Russ Feingold

Jesse Walker at Reason Hit and Run:

Russ Feingold wasn’t just endorsed by Bob Barr. He was the Bob Barr of the left, and I mean that mostly as a compliment. When Barr was in Congress he could be bad on “social” freedoms, especially the drug war, but he nonetheless took stances on privacy and due process that made him far above average on civil liberties as a whole.… Read more ...

Fmr. Green Party presidential candidate David Cobb interviewed about role in ‘Move to Amend’

The interview also includes some of Cobb’s thoughts on the Green Party and a referendum in Florida.  From Creativing Loafing (the unedited interview can be read here):

CL: Tell us about the push to get a constitutional amendment passed to address the issue of corporations.

David Cobb: Let’s begin by acknowledging that people from across the political spectrum, from the left to the right to the center, all agree that corporations have way too much power.

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