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Help Congress break gridlockEvery Member of Congress could use input from their constituents that is better informed and more relevant to the decisions they face

Create a Citizen CabinetA scientifically selected representative sample of Americans in each district or state would be regularly consulted on policy issues, using new online interactive tools

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Inform and engage citizensMake Citizen Cabinet tools available to all Americans, so they can get better informed and more effectively communicate their views to Congress

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    GOP, Dem Changes to Federal Budget Slash Deficit $52 Billion

    February 4, 2016

    As the announcement of President Obama’s FY2017 budget draws near, a new, national survey finds majorities of Republicans and Democrats agreeing on cuts in spending and increases in revenues that would reduce the projected deficit by $52 billion. In the in-depth ‘Citizen Cabinet’ survey, respondents were presented the President’s FY 2016 budget and sources of […]

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    Obama sends a message to listen to the voice of the people

    January 13, 2016

    “We the People.” With these three words in his last State of the Union address, President Barack Obama launched into a moving call to fix our democracy and while doing so, perfectly expressed the urgent need for the voice of the American people to be heard more clearly on Capitol Hill. Our public life withers […]

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    2015 — a year of success for Voice Of the People

    December 31, 2015

    As a new year approaches, is seems appropriate to take a few minutes and reflect on our work during the previous 12 months. Looking back, 2015 was a wildly successful year as we launched Citizen Cabinets in Maryland, Oklahoma and Virginia. Thousands of registered voters participated in the Citizen Cabinets in those states, along with […]