Karen Hobert Flynn
Karen Hobert Flynn is President of Common Cause, a nonpartisan, nonprofit, good government watchdog with affiliates in 35 states and more than one million members nationally.
Articles by this author
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Bust the Budget then Vote to Balance It: GOP's Shameless Bid to Shred Safety Net
Americans expect their representatives in Congress to look after the interests of all Americans, not just the privileged few. But after handing out a massive tax break to the very wealthiest — who coincidentally bankroll their campaigns — Republicans in Congress are about to vote on a balanced...
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
For Donald Trump, A Historic First Year For All the Wrong Reasons
American democracy is resilient. It has withstood attacks from enemies, both foreign and domestic, for more than two centuries. As President Trump prepares for his first State of the Union Tuesday, he will try to turn the page from the chaos, lies, and incompetence that marked his first 12 months...