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Letter about Judicial Nominations beginning: As organizations committed to a federal judiciary that safeguards the rights of all Americans, we
urge you to work toward filling judicial vacancies with judges who are not only exceptionally
well-qualified, but who also reflect the full diversity of the legal profession.
This letter to the United States Office of Congressional ethics requests an investigation of Representative Michael Grimm after he refused to discuss his campaign finance and threatened a reporter with bodily violence.
Along with a large bipartisan coalition, Sen. Russell Feingold (D-WI), former Sen. Lincoln Chafee (R-RI), and Common Cause are urging presidential and congressional candidates, as well as the media, to dedicate Wednesday, September 17 Constitution Day to constitutional issues and the importance of restoring the rule of law.
On Monday night in Philadelphia’s historic Independence Hall, John McCain and Joe Biden, fiercely partisan adversaries who hoped to be president, showed off a friendship that transcends politics on Monday and recalled a time when Democrats and Republicans in Washington could put country over party to actually get things done.
Today, Common Cause announced that Sara Henderson has been named Executive Director of Common Cause Georgia where she has worked as Policy Director since January. Sara brings years of political and grassroots experience to the position and has lived in Georgia for more than three decades.