OH Sen Brown Backing Renewed Effort For Campaign Finance Bill

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OH Sen Brown Backing Renewed Effort For Campaign Finance Bill

WCPN – Ohio Democrat Sherrod Brown is pushing a new bill he says will shed light on corporate influence of elections. The legislation is in response to the recent Supreme Court ruling — that scrapped laws restricting corporate spending in support of federal candidates on free speech grounds. Manuel Quinones has more from Washington.

Democrats have made the so-called ‘DISCLOSE Act’ a major priority this year and Senator Sherrod Brown is among its staunchest supporters in the Senate. He says corporations and their vast wealth are drowning out individual voices.

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