During my campaign last year, I traveled tens of thousands of miles listening to the concerns of Montana families and small-business owners. These farmers and store owners had a lot on their minds, but they always took a moment to tell me that they didnít like how corporations were influencing our elections.
Just like all Americans, these folks deserve elections and leaders who put them first. Montanans are demanding it, and itís time for all Americans to do so as well.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.