Democracy 21

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Democracy 21 is a non-profit organization in the United States that aims to combat the influence of private money in politics by enacting campaign finance reform.[1] It was founded in 1997 by longtime activist Fred Wertheimer.[2][3] The organization supports stricter campaign finance limits and regulations and opposes the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Citizens United v. FEC.[4]


  1. ^ Schouten, Fredreka (December 16, 2015). "Spending bill bars IRS and others from forcing political disclosure". USA Today. Retrieved December 16, 2015.
  2. ^ Hulse, Carl (July 5, 2016). "Is the Supreme Court Clueless About Corruption? Ask Jack Abramoff". The New York Times. Retrieved July 25, 2016.
  3. ^ Swan, Jonathan; Neidig, Harper (July 16, 2016). "Trump campaign solicits illegal foreign donations despite warnings". The Hill. Retrieved July 25, 2016.
  4. ^ Wertheimer, Fred (January 19, 2014). "Legalized Bribery". Politico. Retrieved December 16, 2015.

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