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Reply To Defendants Supplemental Memorandum

December 12, 2012

Reply To Defendants Supplemental Memorandum in Common Cause v. Biden, Common Cause's lawsuit to stop the unconstitutional 60-vote filibuster rule in the Senate

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Senator Tom Harkin speaks out on the filibuster, part 2

June 28, 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.

The 'New Nullification' At Work in a Broken Senate: Nominations, Confirmations and the New Politics of Obstruction

July 22, 2014

The 'New Nullification' At Work in a Broken Senate: Nominations, Confirmations and the New Politics of Obstruction July 22, 2014 Common Cause convened experts and advocates at the National Press Club for a lively discussion on the state of the Senate post-filibuster reform, particularly concerning nominations. PANELISTS: Nan Aron, President of Alliance for Justice Alicia Bannon, Counsel, Brennan Center for Justice Marissa Brown, Executive Director of the Democracy Initiative Larry Cohen, President of Communications Workers of America Norman J. Ornstein, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute Miles Rapoport, President, Common Cause

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Democracy Wire

Tom Mathews, Common Cause's First VP, Dies at 96

October 17, 2017; Blog Post, Status Update

There’s sad news today from Utah, where the Salt Lake Tribune reports that Tom Mathews, recruited by Common Cause founder John Gardner in 1970 to serve as the fledgling organization’s first vice president, died Saturday at age 96.

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Press Releases

Senators Must Do Their Jobs

March 10, 2016

Common Cause President Miles Rapoport called on senators to give President Obama's Supreme Court nominee a hearing and a vote.

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