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Letters & Testimony

DC Circuit Court of Appeals Opinion

April 15, 2014

DC Circuit Court of Appeals Opinion in Common Cause v. Biden, Common Cause's lawsuit to stop the unconstitutional 60-vote filibuster rule in the Senate

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Litigation

Plantiff Opposition To Motion To Dismiss

August 27, 2012

Plantiff Opposition To Motion To Dismiss in Common Cause v. Biden, Common Cause's lawsuit to stop the unconstitutional 60-vote filibuster rule in the Senate

Opposition To Motion To Dismiss Exhibit A

August 27, 2012

Opposition To Motion To Dismiss Exhibit A in Common Cause v. Biden, Common Cause's lawsuit to stop the unconstitutional 60-vote filibuster rule in the Senate

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Multimedia

Wade Henderson: Filibuster is a civil rights issue.

July 10, 2013

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. In this clip, Wade Henderson, President of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights talks about the filibuster as a civil rights issue.

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Democracy Wire

Stephen Spaulding Returns to Common Cause as Chief of Strategy and External Relations

April 28, 2017; Press Release, Status Update

Common Cause announced today that Stephen Spaulding will be returning to Common Cause in May as Chief of Strategy and External Relations. He departs the Federal Election Commission (FEC) this week after serving as Special Counsel to FEC Commissioner Ann M. Ravel, an outspoken critic of the agency’s dysfunction.

Avoiding the Article V Trap

April 17, 2017; Blog Post, Status Update

Legal scholars, Republicans, Democrats, and Independents, agree there is no way to limit an Article V convention

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