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Letters & Testimony
July 10, 2017
DOJ & FEC Complaints Filed Against Donald Trump Jr. and Trump Campaign for Illegal Solicitation of Contribution from Foreign National
June 21, 2017
Watchdogs Call on President Trump to Let Special Counsel Mueller Do his Job without any Presidential Interference
March 15, 2013
The Honorable Russ Feingold is a former Democratic Senator from Wisconsin and the founder of Progressives United. From the Watergate debacle, to the scandals that ushered in the McCain-Feingold reforms, to the potential corruption unleashed by the Supreme Court's disastrous decision in Citizens United, Sen. Feingold shares his insights on the struggle to confront the corrupting power of big money in elections after Watergate and identifies opportunities for advancing a reform agenda in the current political and legal landscape. This keynote speech was given on March 13, 2013, during Common Cause's "The Lessons of Watergate" conference at the National Press Club. Visit http://www.commoncause.org/watergate for more info
March 15, 2013
The actions taken by Congress and the courts and the response of an independent press to uncover the full extent of the Watergate abuses were unprecedented in our nation's history. Featuring: Moderator: Al Hunt -- executive Washington editor of Bloomberg News � Francis O'Brien -- chief of staff to chair, House Judiciary Committee � Terry Lenzner - assistant counsel, Senate Watergate Committee � Jack Farrell -- Investigative journalist, "Richard Nixon: An American Tragedy" (forthcoming) This panel took place on March 13, 2013, during Common Cause's "The Lessons of Watergate" conference at the National Press Club. Visit http://www.commoncause.org/watergate for more info.
April 11, 2018; Today In Democracy, Blog Post
A bipartisan group of senators is introducing new legislation to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
March 13, 2018; Featured Item, Blog Post
A tip of the hat this morning to a federal employee who took a stand on principle and gave up his job rather than mislead the public on behalf of the president’s political agenda.
March 12, 2018
Today, Common Cause is filing amended complaints with the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Election Commission (FEC) to include President Trump himself as well as his personal attorney Michael Cohen for their roles in what appear to be numerous violations of campaign finance law related to the $130,000 hush money payment to Stephanie Clifford (a.k.a. Stormy Daniels) just weeks before the 2016 election. The amended filings come in light of new details, in the form of court filings, public statements and published reports, that have emerged since Common Cause filed its original complaints in January.
March 12, 2018
Americans deserve the truth -- and leaders who will put country before party in delivering it.