Michael J. Copps examines America’s national regression over 2019 and highlights shared blame between 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue and other State institutions.
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Common Cause President Karen H. Flynn has issued a statement condemning media restrictions in impeachment trial as blatant attempt to limit transparency.
FEC vice chairman Matthew Petersen resigned Monday effective Friday. His resignation leaves the election cop with a decision-making body shy of a quorum.
Spakovsky’s GOP-friendly campaign encourages States to move forward with anti-immigrant redistricting change using upcoming data from the Census Bureau.
The chairwoman of the FEC doubled down on her call for President Trump to stop making claims of election fraud unless he can show evidence it happened
The bigger money comes from ill-regulated, billionaire-backed groups like super PACs, secretive nonprofits, and candidate-party fundraising committees.
Senior U.S. officials say they are already busy buttressing the nation’s defenses against foreign interference for the 2020 presidential election.
We tend to think about congressional oversight in very academic terms — checks and balances, the Framers, etc. But what does it actually look like on the ground in Congress? To find out, we’re talking this week with Charlie Dent.
Free Speech For People files lawsuit on behalf of NEDC to uncover communications about election security from National Association of Secretaries of State.
North Carolina won’t clear voting-machine makers to sell their systems to county elections boards until it learns more about who owns them.