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Money & Influence 03.27.2018

Maryland, Pennsylvania Move To Lower Barriers To Voting

A pair of mid-Atlantic states are adding to the national momentum for new laws that remove needless barriers to voting and break big money’s hold on our elections.

Money & Influence 03.22.2018

Taking On the Gun Lobby

With hundreds of thousands of Americans outraged by the plague of gun violence in our schools expected to march in Washington on Saturday, Common Cause today released a practical guide for challenging the power of the gun lobby.

Money & Influence 03.14.2018

DC Mayor Signs Ordinance Empowering Small Dollar Campaign Donors

There’s some good news for democracy this morning from a place where we haven’t seen much of it lately: Washington, D.C.

Money & Influence 03.5.2018

Trump, Pence, RNC, Running Scheme To Skirt Election Laws, Common Cause Charges

President Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, and the Republican National Committee are running an elaborate scheme to skirt federal election laws and use illegal “soft money” contributions for the Trump-Pence reelection campaign, Common Cause charges in complaints filed today.

DOJ & FEC Complaints Urge Full Investigation of Apparent Illegal Coordination Between Trump and RNC & Outside Groups

Today, Common Cause filed complaints with the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Election Commission (FEC) alleging reason to believe that President Trump and his campaign, Vice President Pence and his leadership PAC, the Republican National Committee (RNC), and a number of aides violated numerous campaign finance laws by coordinating “soft money” fundraising and spending with the Super PAC America First Action (AFA) and the dark money group America First Policies (AFP).

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