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Remarks by Common Cause President Karen Hobert Flynn on the impeachment of President Donald Trump

On December 18, 2019, Common Cause President Karen Hobert Flynn joined a bipartisan event outside of Congress to call for the impeachment of President Donald Trump. Below are her prepared remarks.

12.3.2019

Fair Districts for Nevada

Grassroots activists are preparing to gather signatures in support of a ballot initiative that would take the power to draw congressional and state legislative districts away from legislators, and give it to an independent citizen redistricting commission.

11.27.2019

Common Cause members deliver big win to North Carolina voters.

Common Cause v. Lewis. Common Cause members delivered a big win to North Carolina voters in September when a panel of three judges ruled unanimously in our favor: The Republican-controlled state legislature had in fact gerrymandered districts in violation of the state constitution.

11.27.2019

Common Cause members are demanding an impeachment inquiry.

On July 24, following the testimony of Robert Mueller, Common Cause called for an impeachment investigation. Clearly there were questions unanswered, and Common Cause members wanted to know the truth.

Voting & Elections 11.19.2019

Pennsylvania voting reforms will help college students

Pennsylvania's new voting reform package makes voting easier for all Pennsylvanians, including students, and increases access to our democracy.

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