Larry Lessig raised $5 million to reform campaign finance. Now he needs GOP support.

Larry Lessig’s Mayday PAC has raised $5 million to change how American elections are financed. But getting Republican support will be challenging.


"Lessig clearly understands the importance of attracting conservative supporters. His standard pitch includes an explicit appeal to them, arguing that the corrupting influence of money in politics makes it as difficult to shrink government as to enact the reform ideas liberals favor. In one of his videos, he cites data from the libertarian Cato Institute on the massive quantity of corporate welfare Congress enacts every year."


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