Schweizer weighs in on need for campaign finance reform at Brookings

Peter Schweizer, the President of the Government Accountability Institute, was a featured speaker at the Brookings Institute’s campaign finance summit in January, noting, “increasingly today the problem is more one of extortion, that the challenge not so much from businesses that are trying to influence politicians, although that certainly happens, but that businesses feel and

USA Today: Campaign-Finance Tweaks Can Fix Big Problems

Many issues divide Americans, but keeping illegal campaign money out of elections isn’t one. So why not begin to fix the problem with some simple solutions? Require disclosure of bundlers, report donations under $200 and improve security for online credit card donations. Doing those things would be a smart step in the right direction. Read