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This work is more important than ever

December 27, 2016

In a moment when democracy is being threatened more than at any time in modern political history, Common Cause’s role is more important than ever.

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Common Cause 2016 Year-end Report: Win and Keep Winning

December 22, 2016

The 2016 election, no matter your political perspective, had twists and turns that continue to provide shocks, and real challenges to our democracy. At Common Cause, as we look over 2016 for lessons learned and prepare for the challenges and opportunities ahead, our motivating thought is to, “Win and keep winning.” That’s what we did in 2016 thanks to your support. You are an integral part of each and every victory outlined in this year-end review – and that’s just a sampling. Thank you for standing up for democracy and with Common Cause in this critical moment in our history.

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To Tell the Truth

December 21, 2016

The November elections shocked the nation in many ways. Here in Nebraska attack ads and robo calls seemed to reach a new level of frequency and insult. Shadowy organizations like Americans for Prosperity, Trees of Liberty and Citizens for a Sound Government flooded the election cycle with fabricated stories and outright lies. Democrats and Republicans alike faced embarrassment and character assassination.

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