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Money & Influence 12.5.2013

Democracy Advocates Urge Shaheen, Brown to Get Serious About 'People's Pledge'

New Hampshire's U.S. Senate candidates need to stop playing political games and get serious about a joint effort to craft a "people's pledge" that would limit the influence of secret, big money donors in this year's campaign, democracy advocates Common Cause and Public Citizen said today.

Money & Influence 12.5.2013

Secret, Outside Money Will Dominate N.H. Senate Contest Unless Candidates Adopt "People's Pledge"

As outside dark money groups pump cash into the race, former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown is spurning the People's Pledge on outside campaign spending that he championed in 2012.

Money & Influence 12.5.2013

Proposal to Curb Outside Spending in Alaska's U.S. Senate Race is a Good Step but Must Get Sign On From All Candidates to be Effective

A proposal made today to curb outside spending in Alaska’s U.S. Senate race is an excellent way for candidates to reclaim control of their election contests, but it must be agreed to by all major candidates to be effective, Common Cause and Public Citizen said

Money & Influence 12.5.2013

Common Cause Statement on Introduction of the Fair Elections Now Act

Today's introduction of the Fair Elections Now Act invites senators to declare their independence from big money campaign donors and refocus their attention on the everyday folks who elected them.

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