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Media & Democracy 12.5.2013

FCC's Reported Capitulation around Open Internet Protections is a Major Step Backward

After months of insisting that he would protect free speech and innovation online by guaranteeing Open Internet protections, Federal Communications Commissioner Chairman Tom Wheeler appears ready to break his word, 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.

Voting & Elections 12.5.2013

Common Cause Hails New York's Adoption of National Popular Vote Plan

Action this week in New York has brought Americans an important step closer to ensuring that the presidential candidate who receives the most votes in November takes the oath of office in January, Common Cause said today.

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.

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