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June 6, 2017
Common Cause Massachusetts 2017 annual Building a More Perfect Democracy fundraising event
Letters & Testimony
May 7, 2015
International agreements among nations to promote and regulate commerce have a long history and are required in this global economy.
April 10, 2015
Our reform organizations strongly oppose the efforts to pass resolutions in the states calling for a constitutional convention.
May 27, 2014
Petition for En Banc Re-hearing in Common Cause v. Biden, Common Cause's lawsuit to stop the unconstitutional 60-vote filibuster rule in the Senate
April 15, 2014
DC Circuit Court of Appeals Opinion in Common Cause v. Biden, Common Cause's lawsuit to stop the unconstitutional 60-vote filibuster rule in the Senate
December 3, 2008
Part 2 - Common Cause president and CEO Bob Edgar sits down with Bill Moyers and Joan Claybrook, president of Public Citizen, to discuss whether real change can be brought to Washington.
July 29, 2011
Common Cause President Bob Edgar calls for the impeachment of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales.
December 11, 2017; Blog Post, Status Update
Nearly half of Americans say President Trump’s policies pose a greater threat to the nation than those of either major political party, according to a national poll released last week.
December 8, 2017; Featured Item, Blog Post
A not-so-funny thing happened to Colorado State Rep. Lori Saine late Tuesday as she prepared to fly from Denver to the annual meeting of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) in Nashville.
April 5, 2017
Today the Maryland legislature voted to protect every Americans’ constitutional rights by rescinding its calls for a dangerous Article V constitutional convention. State lawmakers cited the threat of a “runaway convention,” which could result in major changes to the U.S. Constitution and its protections in a process bankrolled by special interests.
October 6, 2016
Today, the Center for Media and Democracy and Common Cause provided new evidence to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) showing that the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is falsely claiming tax-exempt status as a charity and that the ExxonMobil Corporation has intentionally misused the organization for nearly two decades to advance its legislative agenda.
Research & Reports
August 3, 2011
Some of the nation's largest and richest companies, including Wal-Mart, Coca-Cola, Koch Industries and AT&T, have joined forces to invest millions of dollars each year to promote the careers of thousands of state legislators and secure passage of legislation that puts corporate interests ahead of the interests of ordinary Americans.
July 8, 2004
A report on the inconsistencies and misleadings of the invasion of Iraq by the U.S. government.