Democracy

Our democracy is in distress. In order to achieve democratic change in America we need to halt the corrupting influence of corporate money in politics, prevent the systematic manipulation and suppression of voters, and reform the rules in the U.S. Senate.

Democracy

Apr 17, 2014

NY Governor Signs National Popular Vote Bill

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday signed the National Popular Vote bill, which would award the state's electoral votes to the presidential candidate who receives the most popular votes. Read More

Apr 10, 2014

Money in Politics Update

CWAers across the country took to the streets as the U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 McCutcheon v. FEC decision was announced, throwing out aggregate contribution limits and allowing an individual super-wealthy donor to inject up to $3.6 million into our politics. Read More

Apr 10, 2014

Fast for Families Ends National Tour with Call for Immigration Reform

The Fast for Families Across America nationwide bus tour ended on Wednesday on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., where thousands of activists protested, prayed and pledged to keep up the fight for comprehensive immigration reform. Read More

Apr 10, 2014

Missouri ‘Right-To-Work’ Vote Fails on Second Vote

So-called "right to work" legislation stalled in the Missouri House on Wednesday when extremists failed to get the 82 votes they needed to advance the bill to the Senate. Read More

Apr 10, 2014

People To Follow

Stay up to date on what our Democracy Initiative partners are doing around the country by following these groups on Twitter. Read More