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Money & Influence 12.5.2013

Common Cause Statement on Introduction of the Government by the People Act

"Giant corporations, special interests and ultra-wealthy donors shout through big-money megaphones to drown out the voices of hardworking Americans in the political process," said Karen Hobert Flynn, senior vice president for strategy and programs at Common Cause.

Common Cause Urges Ethics Probe of Rep. Michael Grimm

Congressional investigators should open an inquiry into the conduct of Rep. Michael Grimm, R-NY, who was caught on camera threatening a reporter on Tuesday night and already is the subject of a federal investigation for possible campaign finance law violations, Common Cause said today.

Common Cause Statement on the State of the Union Message

President Obama has another chance tonight to embrace and advance the promise that propelled him to the White House, the promise to change Washington. We urge him to seize it.

Memo to Reporters: Common Cause Filibuster Lawsuit Returns to Federal Appeals Court Tuesday

Knowing of your interest in the rules of the U.S. Senate, and the filibuster rule (Rule 22) in particular, I wanted to update you on Common Cause v. Biden, Common Cause's lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the filibuster.

Media & Democracy 12.5.2013

Copps Urges Caution as Lawmakers Weigh Communications Act Overhaul

Congress should be wary of plans to overhaul the 18-year-old federal law governing broadcasters and telecommunications companies and should focus first on making the existing law work as its authors intended, former Federal Communications Commission member Michael Copps said today.

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