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Letters & Testimony
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.
September 3, 2014
We are writing to ask you to end your affiliation with the American Legislative Exchange Council, also known as 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.
April 3, 2017; Today In Democracy, Blog Post
Supreme Court appointments reverberate across the decades. But Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trump's choice for the Supreme Court, is likely to have a major impact even before he takes the bench.
March 28, 2017; Blog Post, Status Update
Thanks to the Arizona legislature, we’re getting perilously close to a constitutional disaster. Copper State lawmakers this week made Arizona the 29th state to call for a new constitutional convention to pass an amendment requiring the federal budget to be balanced.
March 10, 2016
Common Cause President Miles Rapoport called on senators to give President Obama's Supreme Court nominee a hearing and a vote.
March 8, 2016
Common Cause Delaware (CCDE) is urging the State Prosecutor to provide reporters and the public with access to critical information about a program which allows police to seize money or property linked to alleged criminal activity.