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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 Hails Senate Move to Debate Constitutional Amendment on Political Spending

Word that the U.S. Senate will finally debate a constitutional amendment to impose reasonable limits on political spending is welcome news for American democracy, Common Cause 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

On Tax Day, IRS Chief Delivers Some Good News

The Internal Revenue Service can do the nation a service on this Tax Day by moving ahead with a re-write of proposed rules regulating the political activity of non-profit social welfare organizations, Common Cause said today.

Money & Influence 12.5.2013

Again, U.S. Supreme Court Decides Against Democracy

The Roberts Court today continued its drive to give Americans a government of, by and for big money.

Money & Influence 12.5.2013

Group Tied to President Obama Opened White House Doors for Major Donors

Despite public promises that it would not do so, a lobbying and advocacy organization with close ties to the Obama administration appears to have promised some major contributors special access to the President and federal officials in return for their financial support, Common Cause said today.

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