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Common Cause Wisconsin Joins Panel to Discuss an End to Gerrymandering

May 3, 2017

Common Cause Wisconsin Executive Director Jay Heck joined University of Wisconsin Political Science Professor David Canon and John Nichols of The Nation and The Capital Times to discuss gerrymandering in Wisconsin. Organizing For Action sponsored the event, which attracted a full house at the Alicia Ashman Library in Madison. Common Cause Wisconsin also sponsored the event along with Fair Elections Project, Indivisible Madison, and Citizen Action.

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Woman Could Be Jailed After Giggling at Sessions Hearing

May 3, 2017

It’s no laughing matter. A woman who police arrested for laughing out loud during January’s confirmation hearing for Attorney General Jeff Sessions was convicted Wednesday of “disorderly and disruptive conduct” that was intended to ‘impede, disrupt, and disturb the orderly conduct’ of congressional proceedings.”

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