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Letters & Testimony
October 23, 2014
As transparency and open government advocates, our organizations applauded your memorandum, issued on the first full day of your presidency, directing agencies to adopt a presumption in favor of disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
October 7, 2014
We, the undersigned organizations, believe that in the spirit of your organization’s priorities and in the spirit of what is best for the American public: it is time for eBay to end its membership in ALEC.
June 18, 2013
Filibuster Appeal Brief in Common Cause v. Biden, Common Cause's lawsuit to stop the unconstitutional 60-vote filibuster rule in the Senate
December 21, 2012
District Court Opinion Granting Motion to Dismiss in Common Cause v. Biden, Common Cause's lawsuit to stop the unconstitutional 60-vote filibuster rule in the Senate
December 7, 2010
Sen. Tom Harkin speaks at a Common Cause-sponsored event and calls for reform of the filibuster rules.
December 17, 2010
Senator Tom Harkin, D-IA, discusses the failures of the filibuster and ways to fix it. Common Cause hosted panel discussion on the Senate's dangerous misuse of the filibuster, how its ensuing gridlock is affecting the nation and what can be done about it. Right now, a minority of 42 Senators hold hostage America's business, including extension of unemployment benefits and ratification of a nuclear arms treaty, until they get their way on tax cuts.
November 21, 2017; Blog Post, Status Update
There is sad news for the Common Cause family today from Iowa, where longtime democracy activist and former Common Cause National Governing Board member Richard H. Stanley has died.
November 21, 2017; Featured Item, Blog Post
Twenty-three years ago, as Secretary of Labor, Common Cause National Chair Robert Reich warned of a coming threat to our democracy.
March 29, 2016
Obstruction in the Senate means justice delayed and justice denied
March 16, 2016
Common Cause urged senators to act promptly on the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Merrick Garla d