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Warren denounced the influence of money in politics and the trend toward corporate consolidation in a passionate speech at a Center for American Progress conference.

‘We’re Ready to Fight’: Elizabeth Warren Calls for Campaign Finance Reform

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), a potential candidate for the 2020 presidential election, took on a populist tone in her speech at the Center for American Progress 2017 Ideas Conference on Tuesday as she called for the rooting out of money’s influence in politics and continued her resistance against President Donald Trump.

Lawrence Lessig, Harvard Law professor attends Lawrence Lessig Speech On Sen. Elizabeth Warren In 2016 on April 20, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by

Lawrence Lessig: Democratic Debates Ignore Cronyism

Harvard Law School professor Lawrence Lessig says that the Democratic Party presidential primary is ignoring the issues of crony capitalism and campaign finance reform. “It is really astonishing…that we have not yet had a question that addresses the crony capitalism problem” in the Democratic debates, Lessig said Monday morning.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) talks with reporters after the weekly Senate Republican policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol July 21, 2015 in Washington, DC.

Concerns Arise Over McConnell Push For Campaign Finance Rider In Omnibus Spending Bill

While it’s unclear at this time what the final product will look like since it’s still being negotiated, some on Capitol Hill are seriously concerned about potential ramifications regarding a campaign finance law rider that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is aggressively fighting for in the forthcoming omnibus spending package.