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Karen Hobert Flynn speaks to CC activists in AZ

Finding Wisdom, Inspiration in the Great Southwest

May 12, 2017

This is a tough time for democracy reformers in Washington. So I was particularly pleased last week to get away from the national capital for a few days to meet Common Cause activists – and some new recruits – in Arizona and New Mexico.

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Arizona Pushes Plan for Constitutional Chaos

March 28, 2017

Thanks to the Arizona legislature, we’re getting perilously close to a constitutional disaster. Copper State lawmakers this week made Arizona the 29th state to call for a new constitutional convention to pass an amendment requiring the federal budget to be balanced.

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