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Watchdog: Robinson campaign report details ‘disturbing’ omissions, glaring discrepancies

Bob Phillips, executive director of Common Cause North Carolina, said candidates need to give their constituents confidence that contributions are being used appropriately.

Criminal Complaint Filed In North Carolina Against Postmaster General Louis DeJoy

“This troubling fundraising scheme allegedly perpetrated by Louis DeJoy has the appearance of bypassing North Carolina’s campaign finance limits in order to illicitly buy political access and curry favor with elected officials,” Bob Phillips, executive director of Common Cause NC, said in a statement.

Pressure mounts on Louis DeJoy after exposé suggests he broke campaign-finance laws

"These are serious allegations of illegal activity that warrant a thorough investigation," said Phillips, "and there must be full accountability from Mr. DeJoy."

Facing federal corruption charges, Rep. David Lewis resigns from the General Assembly

"Despite our past differences, I genuinely enjoyed our skirmishes and am saddened for the circumstances of his departure. However, we must expect better from our elected officials who are placed in positions of trust," said Bob Phillips, executive director of Common Cause North Carolina.

Burr leaves top Senate Intelligence post amid probe of stock sales

U.S. Sen. Richard Burr is stepping down as chairman of the Senate Intelligence committee as a federal probe of his financial activities in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic heats up.

Common Cause files complaints against Burr and others for alleged insider trading

Following allegations that U.S. Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) and other senators sold large amounts of stock after confidential briefings on COVID-19, Common Cause, a nonprofit government watchdog group, has filed complaints with the U.S. Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Senate Ethics Committee.

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