Restoring Integrity to Elections

  • Authored and passed “Stand By Your Ad” legislation requiring candidates to appear in their political ads.
  • Authored and sponsored “Stand By Every Ad” legislation requiring Super PACs to disclose the identities of their top five donors in their ads.
  • Leading efforts for the overturn of Citizens United, a Supreme Court decision which allows unlimited amounts of corporate cash to influence elections.
  • Authored legislation to mend, not end the presidential public financing system by empowering small donors and reducing the influence of special interests.