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Stand with We Are One

Want to be part of We Are One? Add your name to our invitation to stand with working people: Labor, civil rights, environmental and community groups cordially invite Charles Koch & David Koch to stand with working people, in the tradition of Martin Luther King, Jr., and countless other activists before and since, in supporting […]

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We Are One.

On April 4 in cities and towns across the country, ordinary citizens stood together to proclaim: We Are One. In the face of a full-on assault on the American middle class and their access to the American dream, Common Cause joined civil rights, government advocacy, labor, and environmental groups to send a signal to lawmakers […]

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Debate over photo ID at the polls shifts to costs

Calculation of associated costs varies greatly from state to state Controversy over requiring voters to provide photo identification at the polls is nothing new. Electionline began its coverage of the issue (PDF) nearly a decade ago, prior to the passage of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) in 2002. Since HAVA became law, pitched legislative […]

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Where’s the change Tennesseans voted for in 2008?

“One of our most valued rights as Americans is the right to vote. That right is meaningless if the voter cannot be assured that their vote is not only counted but is counted for the candidates of their choice.” Dick Williams, chair of Common Cause Tennessee, on the delay in implementing the Tennessee Voter Confidence […]

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