Progressive Movement News / September 20, 2016

Issue One, Others Tell Debate Moderator: “First Debate Democracy”

In an open letter to Lester Holt, the host of the first Presidential debate, a who’s-who of progressive groups are pressing for a chance to hear both candidates speak on the corrosive influence of big money on democracy. “When Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump first appear on stage together, the candidates should be forced to address the one thing that unites public opinion and that they both seem to agree on: we need to limit the control well-financed special interests’ have over politics and policymaking,” said Nick Penniman, Executive Director of the DA-recommended Issue One.

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