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The Money Midterms

Political Reform

In the latest edition of The Weekly Wonk, Mark Schmitt - director of New America’s program on political reform - outlines three big ways that this November’s lackluster election season could change how money impacts politics.

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article | October 16, 2014 | Political Reform
The Future of Campaign Finance

The Future of Campaign Finance

New America

In a Google Hangout this week, New America’s Mark Schmitt and Katherine Mangu-Ward, Managing Editor at Reason, weighed in on tough issues ranging from dark money’s influence on elections to the real impact of Citizens United v F.E.C., and McCutcheon v F.E.C.. Don’t worry if you missed it the first time around: watch the full conversation to find out what these experts have to say about the future of campaign finance.

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policy paper | December 17, 2009 | Political Reform

How Oppressive Can A Nudge Be?

Alan Wolfe Argues that Behavioral Economics is the Real Threat to Liberalism

Mark Schmitt, Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation and Executive Editor of The American Prospect, offers a response to Alan Wolfe's recent New American Contract Policy Paper critiquing libertarian paternalism.