DOJ & FEC Complaints Filed Against President Trump, His Campaign & American Media Inc. for Illegal, Unreported $150K Coordinated Expenditure to Former Playboy Playmate
February 20, 2018
Today, Common Cause filed complaints with the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Election Commission (FEC) alleging reason to believe that American Media, Inc.’s August 2016 payment of $150,000 to former Playboy Playmate Karen McDougal, to buy and bury her story of an affair with Donald J. Trump, was for the purpose of influencing the 2016 election and was coordinated with Donald Trump’s attorney and agent Michael Cohen—making it an illegal corporate in-kind contribution to the 2016 Trump campaign. Additionally, the payment was never reported as an in-kind contribution received, and an expenditure made, by the campaign as required by campaign finance law.
Big Win on a Tuesday Night
February 14, 2018
Common Cause New Mexico supports Fix It America, which is now heading back to the House for concurrence after passing the Senate!
Just THREE days left in the 2018 New Mexico Legislative session
February 11, 2018
Common Cause priority legislation, HJM 10 “Pass Fix It America,” is on the agenda for the Senate Rules Committee on Monday, February 12th at 9:00 am
Seven days left in the 2018 New Mexico Legislative session
February 8, 2018
Common Cause New Mexico celebrates the passage of HJM 10 Fix It America in the House.
D.C. Mayor Bowser Should Sign Citizen-Financed Election Bill to Clean Up Elections
February 6, 2018
D.C. residents want their government back from special interests and Mayor Bowser should sign the citizen-financed election bill passed unanimously by the City Council. I testified in support of this legislation because I have witnessed firsthand the positive impact citizen-financed elections can bring about after I helped pass Connecticut’s Citizens’ Election Program.