- Fair and Just Courts
- Money in Politics
- Voting Rights
Marge Baker is executive vice president at People For the American Way, where she oversees the organization’s policy and programmatic work. She serves as the organization’s spokesperson and chief strategist for its ongoing work to confirm fair-minded judges to the federal judiciary and has led PFAW’s anti-corruption efforts and campaigns to reduce the undue influence of money in politics. In her work at People For she has focused on building diverse progressive coalitions designed to win meaningful victories on key progressive issues. Baker’s expertise and insight is frequently drawn upon by TV, radio, and print outlets in outlets such as MSNBC, Fox News, New York Times, Washington Post, USA Today, and Politico.
She has served for more than 35 years in various public service roles. Prior to her current position she was the staff director for the late Senator Paul Wellstone on the Senate’s Employment, Safety and Training Subcommittee. Ms. Baker is a graduate of Yale Law School, clerked for the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, served as Chief Counsel to Senator Howard Metzenbaum on the Senate Judiciary Committee, and directed the Consumer Services Division of the New York Department of Public Service.