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Devin Nunes' Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week

March 29, 2017

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes is having a tough time of it. His mishandling of the committee’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election has triggered calls for him to surrender leadership of that probe – and even to give up his chairmanship entirely.

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Big Telecom and Big Cable Score Another Big Win

March 29, 2017

Ever notice that when you go shopping online, ads for whatever you were shopping for show up in your Facebook and Twitter feeds and on other web pages you visit? Action in Congress on Tuesday dramatically increased the likelihood that you’ll soon be seeing even more such ads.

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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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President Trump must release his taxes. March with us.

March 28, 2017

On Saturday, April 15th, Common Cause will join thousands of Americans across the country to demand that President Trump release his tax returns. Join Colorado Common Cause as we march in downtown Denver.

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'A Perversion of What the Internet Was Supposed to Be'

March 28, 2017

Congress has knuckled under to Big Telecom and Big Cable on internet privacy. If the bill passed today is signed by the president, broadband providers will have free rein to sell user data to the highest bidder - without ever informing consumers.”

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