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Democracy’s Essential Infrastructure

Successful self-government depends upon a well-informed citizenry. Democracy is premised on the belief that an informed electorate is best able to set the course of government. But if we the people are denied the news and facts needed to make sound judgments, we will make decisions that harm our nation.

5 Things to Know about the Next Big Voting Rights Case

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear Moore v. Harper, a Common Cause NC case, this fall. The court's decision could upend elections and voting in the United States.

07.21.2022

18 Key Moments from the Eighth January 6 Hearing

07.12.2022

Key Moments from the Seventh January 6 Hearing

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