“Less Money. More Voters.”

David Firestone on NYT Loyal Opposition blog: “It’s been a bad year for the twin goals of getting more people to participate in democracy and reducing the level of special-interest money to influence them. As more states continue to impose onerous voter ID requirements on minorities and the poor, unlimited dollars from the wealthy continue to pour into (not-really) “independent” groups to pay for attack ads. On Monday, though, two court decisions provided some good news in these two areas.”

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