PACs aren’t the problem in campaign financing, but they may be the solution. Read the article by Council President Doug Pinkham in Impact.
This month we’re covering cutting PACs some slack, managing risk, Innovation Award winners and more.
Americans have wrestled with how to fund elections for most of our country’s history. But a world without corporate PACs could lead to more dishonesty and more extreme candidates. Council President Doug Pinkham explores why PACs are campaign finance reform that works.
A batch of House special elections are just around the corner. Nathan Gonzales walks us through what to watch and what to expect.
Working in public affairs means learning to live with uncertainty. Council President Doug Pinkham outlines the major risks and how to manage them.
Read the op-ed from Council President Doug Pinkham in Roll Call.
Will the new administration mean changes in the process of policymaking? We interviewed some of the sharpest minds in public affairs for their take on what’s ahead. Read on for their thoughts on working with lobbyists, changes to campaign finance, a return to normalcy and more.
Derision and division won’t stop with the beginning of a new presidency. Nathan Gonzales explores how we might get to a more unified and respectful Congress – and America.
With a new administration come new ethics rules and discussions of campaign finance reform. While the “No PAC Pledge” has gained popularity with some candidates, polling data show Americans view PACs as an acceptable way to fund elections. Council President Doug Pinkham explores how the pledge plays into election outcomes.
Governing and campaigning are not mutually exclusive. Nathan Gonzales dives into how legislating has become a part of campaign tactics and how some of the 2022 races have already started.
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