Corporations are created by the people, acting through their governments. We grant them corporate charters that confer certain legal rights and privileges, like the ability to enter into contracts, limited liability and perpetual life.
A large majority of Americans believe that corporations exert too much influence on our daily lives and our political process.
In 2005, I was the first member of Congress to introduce legislation calling for an immediate withdrawal of our troops from Iraq.
I ran for Congress in 1996 to help Ted Kennedy pass a comprehensive health insurance reform bill.
I thought Iraq was the wrong war at the wrong time and have been fighting to get the Administration to stop its failed policy and bring our troops home.
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