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the Web Editors 4-13-2016

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In demonstrations aimed at getting money out of politics, 85 people — many elderly — were arrested April 12 outside the Capitol, reports DCistThe protests are part of a weeklong series of demonstrations that seek to “make history and save our democracy,” according to the Democracy Spring website, which castigates “billionaires and big money interests” and advocates campaign finance reform.

Sen. John Marty 8-01-2012

Money, Ryabitskaya Elena /

If we want a democracy that represents the public interest, we'll need a system where politicians are no longer bought and paid for by the highest bidders.

Elaina Ramsey 7-12-2012

Constitution, flag, and Statue of Liberty, Margaret M. Stewart /

Big money has corrupted our politics, and We the People want it fixed.