New Polls Shows Overwhelming Majority of Americans Support Money in Politics Solutions
June 2, 2015
A poll released by The New York Times and CBS News today shows that more than 80% of Americans support fundamental change or a complete overhaul of the way political campaigns are funded. The survey found majorities of both Republicans and Democrats favor strong campaign finance reforms, including:
Disclosure Voted Down Along Party Lines
May 20, 2015
In a party line vote, Republicans on the House Communications and Technology subcommittee defeated legislation that would have forced the secret sponsors of broadcast political ads into the open.
Top Federal Contractors Disclosed Political Spending Tripled Over the Last Decade. But What About Their Undisclosed Spending?
March 11, 2015
As President Obama faces more calls to sign an executive order requiring federal contractors to disclose their dark money political spending, the top federal contractors continue to dump big money in U.S. elections.
We’ll Hold Governor Cuomo Accountable
February 2, 2015
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced today his support for important ethics and campaign finance changes proposed by Common Cause New York and other public interest allies in the wake of the arrest of New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver.
Top Federal Contractors Spent $30.6 Million on the 2014 Election (That We Know About)
January 22, 2015
A new Common Cause analysis shows that the top 25 federal government contractors contributed more than $30.6 million to influence the 2014 congressional elections.