Mark Kelly, a Democratic Senate candidate in Arizona, has repeatedly avoided taking a position on Sen. Bernie Sanders’s (I., Vt.) “Medicare for all” bill, but the political action committee whose support he touted has made the issue one of their top priorities.
With Monday marking the ninth anniversary of the Supreme Court’s landmark decision on Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, first-term Rep. Gil Cisneros (D., Calif.) called on Congress to support campaign finance reform, despite his campaign benefitting from Democratic super PACs, special interest groups, and tens of thousands of dollars from the financial services industry.
Rep. Ted Lieu (D., Calif.) released a statement Thursday saying he supports the First Amendment and criticizing “conservative media” for mischaracterizing him.
Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D., Wis.) has accepted more than $120,000 in bundled lobbyist contributions this election cycle despite wanting to amend the Constitution to limit the influence of special interests, filings show.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.), an outspoken critic of what she calls a “rigged” economic system that has hurt the middle class, has turned herself into a fundraising powerhouse in the Democratic Party because of her economic message.