Repeal ‘Dark Money’ Campaign Finance Appropriation Riders

We are writing to request your support for the removal of three policy riders that wrongly promote undisclosed and unaccountable money in our political system. Specifically, the letter asks the Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee to exclude
three existing riders that block federal agencies from promulgating rules to require disclosure of certain political spending. Statutory language removing each of these riders was included in the recently passed For the People Act (H.R. 1).

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LAST CALL: Repeal ‘Dark Money’ Campaign Finance Appropriation Riders

We are writing to request your support for the removal of three policy riders that wrongly promote undisclosed and unaccountable money in our political system. Specifically, the letter asks the Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee to exclude
three existing riders that block federal agencies from promulgating rules to require disclosure of certain political spending. Statutory language removing each of these riders was included in the recently passed For the People Act (H.R. 1).

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Repeal ‘Dark Money’ Campaign Finance Appropriation Riders

We are writing to request your support for the removal of three policy riders that wrongly promote undisclosed and unaccountable money in our political system. Specifically, the letter asks the Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee to exclude
three existing riders that block federal agencies from promulgating rules to require disclosure of certain political spending. Statutory language removing each of these riders was included in the recently passed For the People Act (H.R. 1).

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Repeal ‘Dark Money’ Campaign Finance Appropriation Riders

We are writing to request your support for the removal of three policy riders that wrongly promote undisclosed and unaccountable money in our political system. Specifically, the letter asks the Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee to exclude
three existing riders that block federal agencies from promulgating rules to require disclosure of certain political spending. Statutory language removing each of these riders was included in the recently passed For the People Act (H.R. 1).

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Repeal ‘Dark Money’ Campaign Finance Appropriation Riders

We are writing to request your support for the removal of three policy riders that wrongly promote undisclosed and unaccountable money in our political system. Specifically, the letter asks the Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee to exclude
three existing riders that block federal agencies from promulgating rules to require disclosure of certain political spending. Statutory language removing each of these riders was included in the recently passed For the People Act (H.R. 1).

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COSPONSOR THE “SECURE OUR DEMOCRACY ACT”

We invite you to join us as original co-sponsors of the “Safeguard our Elections and Combat Unlawful Interference in Our Democracy Act,” otherwise known as the “SECURE Our Democracy Act.” This important legislation, which we have introduced in each of the
past two congresses, would hold Russia accountable for interfering in our 2016 presidential election and deter future attacks on our democracy by any foreign actor.

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Return Elections to the People – Get the Money Out of Politics! H.J.Res.33

The Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission to lift limits on corporate and special interest spending in federal elections undermines our electoral process and jeopardizes our system of democracy.
In fact, the 2018 Election was the most expensive midterm election in U.S. history, with more than a projected $5 billion being spent.
With so much special interest money flowing through our political system, Americans rightfully wonder whether Congress works for them or Wall Street banks, drug companies, and other deep-pocketed special interests.

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Cosponsor Bill to Ban Citizenship Question on Census

Please cosponsor the Ensuring Full Participation in the Census Act of 2019 (H.R. 1734), which would prohibit the Census Bureau (Bureau) from including questions on the decennial census about citizenship, nationality or immigration status.  This bill has
become essential and timely given Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross’ decision to reinstate the citizenship question on the 2020 census.  Two federal courts have found Ross’ actions to be in violation of the law, and one of those found it violated the Constitution
itself.  However, one of these cases is going to the Supreme Court and census preparations must be completed soon.

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