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Jeff Van Wychen
Fair Campaign Funding
The editors of America Magazine bemoan the unrestricted political spending that has flooded into political campaigns and argue that the U.S. constitution should be amended to overturn the 2010 Citizens United ruling. Until that happens, they propose on number of steps that can be undertaken by federal, state, and local governments. The editorial goes on to describe an innovative approach known as Crowdpac, which is “an independent, nonpartisan political fundraising website.”