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Center for Public Integrity: How a mock convention is helping fuel a movement to change the Constitution

“Clearly, the purpose of the event was to prepare people to get comfortable with the wholesale rewrite of the Constitution via a constitutional convention,” said Stephen Spaulding, head of strategy and external affairs for progressive nonpartisan watchdog group Common Cause.

USA Today Op-Ed: Trying to impeach Rod Rosenstein is only to undercut Robert Mueller's investigation

The investigation must follow the evidence wherever it leads. The American people are entitled to answers and accountability. With the approaching elections, Americans are closely watching how Congress will respond to this latest effort to subvert the rule of law.

Reuters: Trump says 'too bad' after Cohen audio recording released

“Denials and tweets in all caps do not make campaign finance violations go away,” said Karen Hobert Flynn, president of Common Cause.

TIME: The New Cohen Recording Doesn't Alone Incriminate President Trump, Experts Say

“I just think it again affirms what we filed in our complaint; that it sounds like Donald Trump knew about the hush money payment to McDougal before the election,” said Common Cause Chief of Strategy and External Affairs Stephen Spaulding. “I just think this is more of another log on the fire that these are campaign finance violations and that the thread continues to unravel.”

USA Today Op-Ed: Where's the outrage over felons' voting rights?

There are solutions to the problems of mass incarceration, and citizens in more and more states are mustering the political will to bring them about.

Media & Democracy 07.22.2018

Baltimore Sun: Sinclair Broadcasts's $3.9 billion Tribune deal appeared on track before sudden derailment

“There was a tremendous public outcry against this merger,” said Michael Copps, a former FCC commissioner who opposed media consolidation and now serves as a senior adviser to Common Cause, an opponent of the Sinclair deal. “How much influence it had on Ajit Pai, I don’t really know. I think public outcry did make a difference.”

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