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Who Is Selling Us Short?

March 8, 2017

$2.7 million per day. $3.7 million per Member of Congress. That's what the people must fight to win back our democracy.

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Trump Return Shows How He Exploited Loopholes

March 15, 2017

A snapshot of President Trump’s tax history – albeit a tiny one – is finally in the public arena this morning and it turns out that he actually has paid taxes, or at least that he paid them in 2005.

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Trump Urged by Religious & Secular Groups to Preserve Church & Charity Nonpartisanship

March 8, 2017

Today, 86 religious and secular groups urged President Donald Trump and members of Congress to preserve the Johnson Amendment to keep partisan politics out of 501(c)(3) organizations. The letter emphasized that for more than 60 years the tax code provision has protected the integrity and autonomy of religious and charitable sectors and safeguarded the boundary separating church and state.

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Who Is Selling Us Short?

March 8, 2017

$2.7 million per day. $3.7 million per Member of Congress. That's what the people must fight to win back our democracy.

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Common Cause and 170 Allies Call on FCC and Congress to Protect and Enforce Strong Net Neutrality Rules and Secure the Open Internet

March 7, 2017

On the eve of the Senate Commerce Committee’s first Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Oversight Hearing of 2017, Common Cause and 170 allied public interest organizations sent a letter to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune and Ranking Member Bill Nelson calling for the protection of the free and open internet. The letter urges these leaders to support and continue to enforce the 2015 Open Internet Order and to oppose legislative and regulatory actions that would threaten the strong net neutrality rules already in place.

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