One face you won't see at the Democratic debate: Lawrence Lessig

Is the DNC playing preferential politics?

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Lawrence Lessig, a Harvard University law professor with a unique policy agenda that centers on passing one piece of legislation to end the influence of money in Washington, announced his candidacy in September and in a month raised $1 million. Still, Democratic National Committee rules stipulate that candidates must poll above 1 percent in three separate polls to participate in Tuesday's debate, and Lessig missed the mark.

Click here to read more about Lessig, plus listen to DecodeDC podcasts and read other blog posts at DecodeDC.com.

Print this article Back to Top