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Hey Causers, Have you joined the Common Cause fan page yet? Join the conversation about two recent court rulings -- one that threatens freedom and openness on the Internet, and another that has opened the floodgates to corporate spending on our…Read More

Judicial activism at its worst

By now, you've certainly heard the news about the Supreme Court decision in the Citizens United case. The breadth of this decision is stunning. It declares -- with no factual record before it to review -- that corporate political spending does not corrupt…Read More

Common Cause is in America's Giving Challenge—Let's win $50,000!

Hi everyone, Our cause just entered in America's Giving Challenge, which gives us a chance to win $50,000! Please donate today: To win, between now and November 7th we have to get the…Read More

Supreme Court to tackle money in politics questions

The Supreme Court is returning early from its summer recess to consider a potential landmark case that could overturn a century of campaign finance restrictions and clear the way for unregulated spending by corporations on political campaigns. Common Cause…Read More

An easy way to support Common Cause

Please download the Common Cause – GoodSearch Toolbar. With the toolbar, every time you shop at one of more than 1,300 participating stores, a percentage of your purchase will automatically go to our cause (even if you hide the…Read More

Ending the Energy Industry's Influence

Big energy companies have blocked action on clean energy and global warming for many years in Congress. We took a look at how they’re so effective, and here’s what we found: the energy industry gave twice as much to members of the influential House Energy…Read More

Tired of Wall Street owning Congress?

Enough! I'm tired of Wall Street, insurance companies, and Big Oil owning Congress. When we voted for a change last November, it was about taking back Washington for all of us and not just the big money interests who can afford to pay to play. November was…Read More
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