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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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    Kicking can down the road won’t fix Washington’s deep-seated dysfunction

    September 29, 2015

    As the stunning news of House Speaker John Boehner’s resignation sinks in, talk has already been buzzing around Washington about what it means for the long list of critical issues Congress must deal with in the coming weeks. The “tangle of fiscal deadlines” as the Washington Post describes it, includes the beginning of the new […]

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    Casting a vote makes our democracy work better

    September 22, 2015

    Citizen voting is fundamental in strengthening our democracy. Today is National Voter Registration Day — to inspire, induce and encourage all citizens over the age of 18 to sign up and make their voices heard at the ballot box. In 2008, more than 5 million Americans didn’t vote because they missed a registration deadline or […]

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    Democracy Day 2015

    September 15, 2015

    In 2007, the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution calling on all governments to strengthen efforts devoted to “the promotion and consolidation of democracy” and dedicated September 15th as the International Day of Democracy. We don’t need to look far to find democracies in need of help. Our own is not in the best […]