Arn Pearson

Arn Pearson is vice president for policy and litigation at Common Cause, a citizen's lobbying organization promoting open, honest and accountable government.

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Thursday, April 06, 2017
Dark Justice: Neil Gorsuch and His Secret Big-Money Backers
Judge Neil Gorsuch played a masterful game of hide-the-ball during his confirmation hearings, deftly dodging scores of questions from senators to reveal as little as possible about his judicial leanings and positions on any of the critical legal issues facing the nation. “If I indicate my agreement...
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Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Why I Chose to Get Arrested in Defense of Our Democracy
On Monday, I joined hundreds of fellow citizens who were arrested as part of a non-violent act of civil disobedience on the steps of our U.S. Capitol. I stood with people of all ages and all walks of life as part of a growing movement to reclaim an America that guarantees the unimpeded right to...
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Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Flint Is a Casualty in the Right Wing's War on Local Democracy
How did an American city's water end up being poisoned with lead? This month's hearing in Congress about the crisis in Flint, Michigan shed more heat than light on the decisions that poisoned the water more than 100,000 residents rely on to drink and bathe, including nearly 30,000 children and...
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Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The IRS Should Do More, Not Less, Scrutinizing of Political Groups
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