Co-sponsor the DISCLOSE Act

Following the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision, fully one-third of all "independent" spending in the 2010 midterms came from secret sources and their corporate front groups.

We're gearing up to re-introduce and pass the DISCLOSE Act -- to finally force corporations to disclose their political spending. But we need a groundswell of support to show our colleagues in Congress that the American people haven't forgotten about the need to pass the DISCLOSE Act.

Please become a citizen co-sponsor today.

Chuck Schumer
U.S. Senator

Patrick Leahy
U.S. Senator

Sheldon Whitehouse
U.S. Senator

The DISCLOSE Act legislation will address seven major points:

1. Enhance Disclaimers
Make CEOs and other leaders take responsibility for their ads.

2. Enhance Disclosures
It is time to follow the money.

3. Prevent Foreign Influence
Foreign countries and entities should not be determining the outcome of our elections.

4. Shareholder/Member Disclosure
We should allow shareholders and members to know where money goes.

5. Prevent Government Contractors from Spending
Taxpayer money should not be spent on political ads.

6. Provide the Lowest Unit Rate for Candidates and Parties
Special interests should not drown out the voices of the people.

7. Tighten Coordination Rules
Corporations should not be able to “sponsor” a candidate.

Citizen co-sponsors:

Sign petition below to co-sponsor the DISCLOSE Act

Congress must limit the damage done by the Supreme Court's misguided Citizens United v. FEC decision and combat unregulated corporate influence over elections by passing the DISCLOSE Act. (View co-sponsors)
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Number Date Name Co-sponsorship comment: ...
87445 Wed Jun 13 20:22:19 EDT 2012 M. Therese Duffy
87444 Wed Jun 13 20:22:18 EDT 2012 M. Therese Duffy
87443 Sun Jun 10 04:28:25 EDT 2012 Drew Watson
87442 Sat Jun 09 16:25:09 EDT 2012 Harpreet Datt Transparency and accountability is essential in preserving fair elections
87441 Sat Jun 09 00:24:12 EDT 2012 Anonymous
87440 Fri Jun 08 14:44:57 EDT 2012 Kathleen Smits
87439 Fri Jun 08 13:02:58 EDT 2012 Charles Knowlton
87438 Fri Jun 08 11:22:29 EDT 2012 Emily Galvin Elections must be decided by the people, not moneyed interests. With the Citizens United V. FEC decision, the candidate with the most dollars wins, and that is unacceptable.
87437 Fri Jun 08 11:07:52 EDT 2012 Nancy Nelson
87436 Fri Jun 08 10:57:16 EDT 2012 Michael Mone
87435 Fri Jun 08 00:22:19 EDT 2012 Wendy Jurczyk
87434 Thu Jun 07 18:37:27 EDT 2012 John Weiss This is perhaps the worst SCOTUS decision since Dred Scott or Plessy v. Ferguson...
87433 Thu Jun 07 15:46:01 EDT 2012 Todd Arthur Bridges
87432 Thu Jun 07 13:47:20 EDT 2012 kelly morton
87431 Thu Jun 07 09:24:24 EDT 2012 Anonymous
87430 Thu Jun 07 03:49:18 EDT 2012 Brian Garrett
87429 Wed Jun 06 21:59:04 EDT 2012 F. William White This act is essential to reduce the unmatched influence and money of large corporate interests.
87428 Wed Jun 06 21:33:58 EDT 2012 Greg Vassallo
87427 Wed Jun 06 18:21:07 EDT 2012 Shelby Taylor I hope all of you young tech savy people start to get involved and take back your government.
87426 Wed Jun 06 18:19:53 EDT 2012 Joni Waterman
87425 Wed Jun 06 17:20:31 EDT 2012 David Iwinski
87424 Wed Jun 06 17:01:36 EDT 2012 TOM marchetti
87423 Wed Jun 06 12:52:43 EDT 2012 Richard Means
87422 Wed Jun 06 12:24:50 EDT 2012 Kevin Hutchinson
87421 Wed Jun 06 09:28:22 EDT 2012 Charles Cohn
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