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I’ve been working closely with Common Cause, the venerable advocacy organization and good government watchdog that continues to fight some of the most important battles on behalf of our democracy, namely campaign finance reform, voting rights and media reform.
Common Cause works to…
It’s ridiculous! Emboldened by a Supreme Court decision gutting the Voting Rights Act, politicians in some states are bent on making it harder for students, minorities, the elderly, and people with disabilities – among others – to vote.
Let’s stop them. Stand with us to #DefendtheVote in 2014!
HELP US DEFEND THE VOTE: http://www.commoncause.org/DefendtheVote/Social
Five Bills That Could Help Fix Our Broken Democracy | News & Notes, What Matters Today | BillMoyers.com
Amid so much dysfunction, some in Congress are fighting for reform. Here are five bipartisan bills that could help fix our broken democracy.
Our director of legislative affairs, Aaron Scherb, was featured on Bill Moyers’ blog, discussing five bills that could help fix our broken democracy.
Internet freedom is under attack, and big telecommunications companies are using every trick in the book to challenge open internet protections, also known as net neutrality. What does this mean for you?
We just supported Stop Big Money in #McCutcheon on @ThunderclapIt // @Demos_Org
I just supported Stand Up Against McCutcheon on @ThunderclapIt // @CommonCause
Lawmakers in the U.S. have taken $83 billion in trips funded by lobbyists and other private interests since 2000 including 5 members of Congress headed to Scotland this month during the Edinburgh International Festival, pictured above. Their trips will be funded by the Scottish government.
Letters and petitions are fine, and with enough people joining in they can have an impact. But citizen activism doesn’t start or end there. For what it’s worth, here’s my five-step plan.
"The attorney general’s strong response to a new Texas law imposing discriminatory Voter ID requirements has put states on notice that the administration intends to continue enforcing the Voting Rights Act," said Arn Pearson, Common Cause’s vice president for policy and litigation.
"Mr. Holder needs to back up those words with action in North Carolina as well."