Mark Schmitt is director of the program on political reform at the New America Foundation and former executive editor of The American Prospect.
A bipartisan commission to reduce the long-term deficit could be a disaster -- but not if it's done right.Mark SchmittDec 08, 2009
The Supreme Court might be on the verge of overturning the very foundation of campaign-finance law. But even if it doesn't, the old model has to change.Mark SchmittDec 03, 2009
Most citizens want to be heard, but we can't let an angry minority speak for them.Mark SchmittNov 20, 2009