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Congressional Insider Trading: What You Should Know

Members of Congress are given access to insider knowledge so they can take informed votes on legislation affecting all aspects of Americans’ lives, including the economy. Right before the COVID-19 crisis, some elected officials used that information to make a profit — and that’s a crime. Let’s prevent it from happening again.

It’s time to make D.C. a state

On June 26, 2020, the House of Representatives voted to make D.C. the 51st state, which is the next step towards granting D.C. long overdue control of its own laws and finally give them voting representation in the House and Senate.

Citizens United: 10 Years Later

A decade has passed since the Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling that opened the door to unlimited corporate money and unrestricted outside spending in our elections. By now, the problem is all too familiar. We have seen an explosion of political spending fueled by a small and wealthy elite.

The Fight For Trump’s Taxes

Every elected president since Nixon has released their tax returns to the American public. Trump’s refusal to release his taxes -- even in the face of a Congressional subpoena -- is just another example of his refusal to comply with the rule of law and norms of government transparency.


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