‼️ Lobbyists and corporations are siding with Mitch McConnell and the Senate GOP against #HR1. The #ForThePeopleAct aims to stop the flow of dark-money that is so prevalent in politics. When asked at a news conference why he wasn’t bringing the House electoral reform bill to the Senate floor, Senator Mitch McConnell said, with a grin, "Because I get to decide what we vote on.”
Let's tell our Senators that we are voters who are among the 82% of Americans who want to see legislation that takes money out of politics and ask them to demand that Senator McConnell take the bill seriously and bring it up for a floor vote, and/or to support Sen. Tom Udall's (D-NM) plan to introduce a companion bill to H.R. 1.
K Street mounts offensive to HR 1
The nation’s business and lobbying interests are attacking House Democrats’ signature campaign finance, lobbying, ethics and voting overhaul.
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