Baltimore Sun: Schumer-Van Hollen’s a start, but not enough

A Baltimore Sun editorial today endorses campaign finance reform in response to Citizens United.

Unfortunately, what the framework lacks (aside from much sign of Republican support) is a proposal for public financing of congressional elections or even a measure to revive and augment the existing, antiquated presidential campaign financing system. If Congress wants to lessen the impact of private wealth on the political process, it ought to offer an alternative to the status quo that leaves candidates scrambling for donations.

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