Larry Lessig Clings to Failure

Larry Lessig

Lawrence Lessig’s “Super PAC to end Super PACs” was a failure during the midterm elections, but the Harvard professor is clinging to the notion that opposition to money in politics can sway close political races.

Campaign Finance Reformers Admit Crushing Defeat in New Hampshire

Larry Lessig

A leading campaign finance reformer admitted defeat on Wednesday after spending more than $1.6 million on a Senate candidate who garnered less than a quarter of the primary vote.

Jim Rubens, a Republican Senate candidate in New Hampshire, received just 23 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s primary, losing to former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown, who will challenge Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D.) in November.