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The President Heard Us

In his State of the Union, President Obama called for “reducing the influence of money in our politics.” Fantastic. He has heard the growing cry of the 85 percent of us who want big changes (with almost half of us wanting a complete rebuild!) in how America funds elections. Eighty-five percent? Yes, whether its climate change, economic inequality, or a biased justice system, Americans grasp that solutions depend on our tackling big money’s corruption of our political system. The President then told us that change “will depend on you”—that we citizens must “demand it.” And we are. We are building a citizens’ movement for democracy, and many of us will soon be taking to the streets: Starting A

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