The audacity of audacity: Clinton calls for constitutional amendment on campaign finance

The audacity of audacity: Clinton calls for constitutional amendment on campaign finance

Hillary Clinton called for a constitutional amendment to address the influx of “unaccountable money” in politics during her first official day of campaigning in Iowa.

“We need to fix our dysfunctional political system and get unaccountable money out of it once and for all, even if it takes a constitutional amendment,” she said during an event at Kirkwood Community College in Monticello.

She added that campaign finance reform is one of the “four big fights” that her campaign is focused on. The others include building the “economy of tomorrow, not yesterday,” strengthening both families and communities, and protecting the country from current and future threats.

Her remarks in Monticello are her first substantive discussion of policy since her campaign launched Sunday.

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