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Americans Deserve the Truth, Transparency and Sessions’ Resignation

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Washington, DC — The new revelations that Attorney General Jeff Sessions misled the public regarding his contact with Russian officials is the latest example of why Americans have a growing distrust for government. The Democracy Initiative, a coalition of 58 organizations representing 30 million members nationwide, calls on the President and Congress to take immediate […]

Private Prisons Back Trump and Could See Big Payoffs With New Policies

Democracy Awakening Brings Thousands of Activists and Advocates to Rally in Washington, DC

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Washington, DC – This weekend, April 16-18, the Democracy Initiative and its endorsing organizations are participating in Democracy Awakening, bringing together thousands of members, activists, and advocates from a wide variety of backgrounds to fight for an equal and influential voice in our democracy as the power of money in politics, attacks on voting rights, […]

Democracy Initiative Endorsing Organizations Celebrate Passage of  Voting Rights Restoration in Maryland

Democracy Initiative Endorsing Organizations Celebrate Passage of  Voting Rights Restoration in Maryland

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Washington, DC – Today, the Maryland state Senate successfully overrode Gov. Larry Hogan’s 2015 veto of legislation (SB340 and HB 980) restoring voting rights to more than 40,000 Marylanders with significant majorities in the House of Delegates and Senate. Under the new law, Marylanders with felony convictions will be allowed to vote upon their release. Democracy […]

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