Search results for ‘common cause’

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    Democracy 21

    Democracy 21 is a lobbying and advocacy group that aims to combat the influence of private money in politics. It was founded in 1997 by longtime activist Fred Wertheimer. 1 Media Bias/Fact Check has rated
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    Democracy 21 Education Fund

    Democracy 21 (D21) Education Fund is the research and education arm of the left-of-center political advocacy group Democracy 21. 1 D21 and D21 Education Fund were founded by activist Fred Wertheimer in 1997 to advocate
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    National Redistricting Foundation (NRF)

    For more information, see National Democratic Redistricting Committee (PAC) The National Redistricting Foundation (NRF) is the 501(c)(3) nonprofit affiliate of the National Democratic Redistricting Committee, a Democratic Party-aligned PAC chaired by former Attorney General Eric Holder, and the 501(c)(4) advocacy group National Redistricting Action Fund. The nonprofit was
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    Mike McCabe

    Michael “Mike” McCabe is a Democratic Party activist and the former founding executive director of the left-leaning Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, a position he served in for fifteen years. McCabe now serves as the founder and director of Blue Jean Nation, a platform he founded in 2015 that has allowed
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    Wisconsin Democracy Campaign (WDC)

    The Wisconsin Democracy Campaign (“WDC”) claims to be a nonprofit, nonpartisan political watchdog group. The organization targets the financial supporters of Republican and conservative policy leaders. Wisconsin Democracy Campaign has been a staunch defender of the controversial “John Doe” investigations designed to target supporters of Republican Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker.
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    Note: Not to be confused with Documented (New York City), a news site reporting on policy trends impacting immigrants in New York City. Documented is an investigative journalism group that targets right-wing groups and corporations, particularly regarding environmental policy matters. Documented’s “investigations series” include “The Republican War on Democracy,”
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    Donald Sussman

    Donald Sussman, born Selwyn Donald Sussman, is a hedge fund executive who funds Democratic Party  political campaigns and left-of-center activist groups. 1 Sussman is the founder
  • Government Agency

    U.S. Census Bureau

    The United States Census Bureau is a permanent government agency which executes the decennial census mandated by Article I, Section 2 of the United States Constitution, among other functions. Since the census began in 1790, the Bureau has expanded to conduct annual surveys of the American population, in addition to
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    California Forward

    California Forward (CAFWD) is a think tank and policy advocacy group that supports left-of-center policy goals, including government-subsidized housing, increased economic benefits for ethnic minorities, and campaign finance reform. CAFWD supports many policies of California Governor Gavin Newsom (D). CAFWD was founded by California Common Cause, the Center
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    WhyNot Initiative

    The WhyNot Initiative is a program of Patriotic Millionaires which advocates for government-controlled healthcare, redistributing individual income, and gun control advocacy. The WhyNot Initiative primarily engages in funding elections research and advocacy training programs for left-of-center issues. The WhyNot Initiative also financially backs efforts to oppose Republican officials and
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    Bloomberg Family Foundation (Bloomberg Philanthropies)

    The Bloomberg Family Foundation is the $7 billion foundation1 created by left-leaning Democratic billionaire and former Mayor of New York City Michael R. Bloomberg. Bloomberg,
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    Robert McChesney

    Robert McChesney is the Gutgsell Endowed Professor in the Department of Communications at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign1 and a socialist
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    Stand Up Republic (SUR)

    Stand Up Republic (SUR) is a nominally right-leaning advocacy organization founded by failed 2016 presidential candidate Evan McMullin and former 2012 Mitt Romney presidential campaign staffer Mindy Finn. 1 Stand Up Republic Foundation
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    Cleveland Votes

    Cleveland Votes is a left-of-center voter project and advocacy organization that funds various get-out-the-vote projects in the greater Cleveland area. The group is a project of the Greater Cleveland Neighborhood Centers Association. The group was formed in 2013 ahead of the 2014 election cycle by Erika Anthony, a community activist
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    URGE: Unite for Reproductive & Gender Equity

    URGE: Unite for Reproductive and Gender Equity is a left-of-center pro-abortion and gender-activist organization. It has chapters at colleges and universities in Alabama, California, Georgia, Kansas, Ohio, and Texas. 1
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    Democracy Fund

    Also see Democracy Fund Voice (Non-profit) The Democracy Fund is a left-of-center public policy-oriented foundation chaired and soely funded by eBay founder and former chairman Pierre Omidyar.1
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    Our Oregon

    Our Oregon is a labor union-funded advocacy organization that aims to institute left-wing economic policy in the state of Oregon, specifically to promote the expansion of government education and government control of healthcare. The group is a major supporter of left-wing ballot initiative campaigns, providing over $1.4 million to ballot
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    Adelaide Park Gomer

    Adelaide Park Gomer is an heiress to the Park Communications and Duncan Hines fortunes. Gomer is now the president of the left-of-center environmentalist Park Foundation based in Ithaca, New York. In addition to her activism with the foundation, Gomer is a trustee of Ithaca College and a substantial donor
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    Nancy R. Bagley

    Nancy Bagley is the president of the Arca Foundation, a foundation funder of various left-of-center causes and groups. She is also on the board of the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, a North Carolina-based funder of left-wing groups and causes in that state. She also is the editor of
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    Jennifer and Jonathan Allan Soros Foundation

    Also see Jonathan Soros (Person) The Jennifer and Jonathan Allan Soros Foundation (JJASF) is a grantmaking foundation created in 2009 by left-wing philanthropist Jonathan Soros and his wife, Jennifer Allan. Jonathan Soros is the chairman of the JJASF and the third child of left-leaning billionaire activist George