Democracy 21 Calls on Speaker Ryan to Stop Rep. Nunes from Violating his Commitment to Stay Out of the Russia Investigation

  In a letter sent today to House Speaker Paul Ryan, Democracy 21 called on the Speaker to stop House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) from continuing to violate his commitment to step aside from the Committee’s investigation into Russian interference into the 2016 presidential election. According to the letter to the Speaker: Your …

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Letter to IRS Enclosing ProPublica Report on 501(c)(4) Organizations

  August 21, 2012   Hon. Douglas H. Shulman Commissioner Internal Revenue Service Room 3000 IR 1111 Constitution Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC 20224   Lois Lerner Director of the Exempt Organizations Division Internal Revenue Service 1111 Constitution Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC 20224   Re:       Petition for rulemaking on eligibility requirements for Section 501(c)(4) status and …

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Letter to IRS Urging Them to Proceed to Consider New Eligibility Rules for 501(c)(4) Organizations

Watchdog Groups Call on IRS to Ignore Partisan Pressure From Republican Senators and Proceed to Consider New Eligibility Rules for 501(c)(4) Organizations In a letter sent today to the IRS, Democracy 21, joined by the Campaign Legal Center, called on the agency to ignore the partisan pressures they have received from Republican Senators and proceed …

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Reform Groups Urge Senators to Support Sen. Mark Udall’s Bill to Reform the Presidential Public Financing System

In a letter sent today to all Senators, reform groups expressed strong support for legislation introduced today by Senator Mark Udall (D-CO) to repair the presidential public financing system. The groups include Americans for Campaign Reform, Brennan Center for Justice, Campaign Legal Center, Common Cause, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, Democracy 21, League of Women Voters, People …

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38 Organizations Urge Senators to Vote for DISCLOSE Act of 2012

VOTE FOR S. 2219, THE DISCLOSE ACT OF 2012 Dear Senator, The undersigned organizations support S. 2219, the DISCLOSE Act 2012, sponsored by Senator Sheldon Whitehouse. The legislation would provide the public with basic information about campaign expenditures made by outside groups that are influencing federal elections and the donors financing these expenditures. The legislation …

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