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National Phonebank to Pass the For the People Act

Organizer: RepresentUs

Our elections are broken, Congress is stymied by partisan gridlock, and attacks on the foundation of democracy have been chipping away at the public's trust in our most sacred institutions. If there has ever been a time for sweeping anti-corruption reform, it's right now.

The Senate has announced that its first piece of legislation will be the For the People Act — the most comprehensive anti-corruption reform since Watergate. As part of our national campaign to Put Democracy First, we're connecting RepresentUs members across the country to Congress, to demand that they pass the For the People Act.

We're calling RepresentUs members and bringing them to action to fight corruption.

Location: Virtual

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U.S. government's corruption score gets even worse in global rating

The United States has continued a troubling trend: According to a widely respected annual index of government responsibility around the word, the nation is seen as the most corrupt it has been since 2012.

Transparency International, which has produced the Corruption Perceptions Index since 1995, released the latest edition Thursday and it paints a bleak picture for the United States. On a scale of 0 to 100, where a lower score equals greater corruption, the United States earned a 67, ranking as the 25th least corrupt nation — right between Bhutan and Chile. Last year, the U.S. ranked 23rd with a score of 69.

The report's authors blamed Donald Trump's White House for the backsliding.

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Three pillars of conservative thought demand a constitutional curb on campaign finance

Conservatives' hard choice: National security vs. political corruption

Rubens was a Republican state senator in New Hampshire from 1994 to 1998. He is now on the board of American Promise, which seeks to amend the Constitution to allow tighter controls on money in politics, and New England chairman of the democracy reform group Take Back Our Republic.
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National Phonebank to Fight Corruption Around the U.S.

Organizer: RepresentUs

Take action on the most urgent and impactful anti-corruption campaigns in the U.S. The Call Team helps win campaigns through the most effective voter outreach method: one-to-one contact. Call Team members activate the movement through phonebanks, turning people out to events, connecting them to their representatives, and encouraging them to volunteer for local campaigns.

We're calling RepresentUs members and bringing them to action to fight corruption.

Location: Virtual

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