Take Action

Get Common Cause Updates

Get breaking news and updates from Common Cause.

Take Action

With your help, we'll make sure the House votes for a more open, honest, and accountable democracy.


Learn how you can do more to strengthen democracy.


Make a contribution to support Common Cause today.

Find Your State

Democracy Wire

Daily dispatches of news and commentary from the front lines of the democracy movement. We accept original and cross-posted essays, interviews, video, audio, cartoons and other images from people interested in strengthening democracy so it works for all of us. The views are the author's and do not necessarily reflect the views of Common Cause. Please send submissions to Scott Blaine Swenson, Vice President for Communications, at sswenson@commoncause.org.

  • Filter by Issue

  • Filter by Campaign


On Watergate's anniversary, calls for media reform

Journalist Graham Vyse reports from our "The Lessons of Watergate" conference


You spoke out, and we delivered!

We asked you what they'd tell President Obama to do to fix our democracy -- and now we've shared your responses with the White House


Fixing Public Financing in New Mexico

Viki Harrison of Common Cause New Mexico gives the inside scoop on our latest victory in the fight to get money out of politics


WATCH: Donor Influence on the White House

Last weekend, I went on C-SPAN to talk about our efforts to encourage President Obama and his associates to pursue a reform agenda through Organizing For Action, their new political advocacy group.


RootsCamp is coming to Massachusetts!


"Stuffy old men" and campaign finance

Join the movement over 1 million strong for democracy

Demand a democracy that works for us. Sign up for breaking new and updates.