Today is the birthday of Doris Haddock, otherwise known as Granny D, who, at the age of 89, walked across the country to press for an overhaul of our nation’s campaign finance system. When she set out from California, she … More
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Today we have woken up to a new political reality – a reality which presents a critical moment in our fight to reclaim our democracy – a reality that shows us, in stark terms, the urgency of our mission to reclaim our democracy for we, the people. More
Doris “Granny D” Haddock recently passed away at the age of 100. When she was 89 years old, she started a walk across the country to call for an overhaul of our campaign finance system. Fourteen months and 3,200 miles later, she arrived in Washington, DC. Her action inspired people around the world and placed a spotlight on the corruption of money in politics and the critical need for reform.