Until there is a genuine political cost for defending that status quo, it will be impossible to elect champions or move policy at the federal level.
Elections are fundamentally about trust, and the current role of money-in-politics is corrosive to the public trust.
Establish meaningful rules that separate outside groups from candidates. ‘Independent’ should mean just that: independent.
Part of evaluating whether you trust a message is knowing who paid for it.
We need an independent, non-partisan enforcement agency instead of a bi-partisan incumbent protection agency.