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We are creating ethical and open government

Voters deserve an ethical government that works for everyone — not just the special interests that helped get them elected.

But far too often, politicians and government officials violate the public trust. That’s when Common Cause Education Fund steps in.

We hold our elected officials responsible and ensure that special interests and personal favors don’t override the will of the people – regardless of party, background, or connections.

We hold all leaders to a high ethical standard, investigating and cataloging any and all abuses by those who hold power. That’s because we all pay the price when public officials don’t play by the rules.

Creating an ethical and representative democracy is our common cause.

Our Work In Action:

In January 2018, Common Cause Education Fund released our latest in-depth report, “The Art of The Lie” which catalogs the staggering number of ethical violations to come in just the first year of Donald Trump’s Presidency.
This critical and timely report exposes the unprecedentedly unethical Administration, including:
  • More than 2,100 lies, false and misleading statements and untruths from President Trump’s first year in office (an average of nearly 5.9 per day)
  • His attacks on the media as an “enemy of the American people”
  • His continuing outrageous lie that millions of individuals voted illegally in the presidential election to explain losing the popular election by nearly 2.9 million votes.
  • …the list goes on, and on, and on…

Read the full report now.

As we enter the 2nd year of Trump’s term we’ll continue to document his egregious ethical breaches and ensure the public knows the extent of the deceit in the White House.

Holding this — and every — President accountable is critical to a strong democracy, and a priority for Common Cause Education Fund. Learn how your support can further these efforts today.