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Money & Influence 12.5.2013

Constitutional Amendment Hearing is an Important Step Forward

Constitutional Amendment Hearing is an Important Step Forward

Money & Influence 12.5.2013

Common Cause Praises IRS Plan to Re-draft Rules on Political Activity by Social Welfare Groups

We're pleased that the IRS is committed to clarifying the rules for candidate-related political activity by social welfare organizations. Revisions to the originally proposed rules were certainly in order and so we view today’s development as a positive step


Common Cause Congratulates Cornell Brooks on His Election as NAACP President

Common Cause was pleased to learn that the NAACP has selected one of our national governing board members, Cornell W. Brooks, to lead the civil rights organization.

Common Cause Asks Full D.C. Circuit Court to Reconsider Filibuster Challenge

Common Cause is asking a federal appeals court in Washington to take a second look at the organization’s challenge to the U.S. Senate’s filibuster rule and its 60-vote requirement for action

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.

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