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Common Cause President Opines in South Carolina
Submitted by Johnny Papagiannis on Thu, 02/19/2009 - 12:39pm.

Common Cause President and CEO, Bob Edgar, along with South Carolina Common Cause Executive Director, John Crangle penned an op-ed column in South Carolina’s The State newspaper supporting public financing of campaigns as the solution to the pay-to-play politics that have dominated the news recently.

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Big Money, Big Gap
Submitted by Katie Schlieper on Fri, 01/18/2008 - 12:19pm.
All eyes are on the Nevada and South Carolina (Republican) presidential primaries this weekend and Public Campaign's Nancy Watzman takes a look at the zipcodes giving the most to candidates in these two races in her newest post at Off the Bus. Not surprisingly the money's coming from wealthy, predominantly white communities. Whose voice is being heard on the campaign trail?
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Clean TV!
Submitted by Katie Schlieper on Fri, 05/04/2007 - 2:55pm.
Great South Carolina PBS report on the Clean Elections bill introduced in the state Senate by Sen. Clementa Pinckney (D); includes a good interview with the Senator.
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South Carolina Bill Gets Hearing
Submitted by Katie Schlieper on Thu, 05/03/2007 - 10:30am.
South Carolina has seen Clean Elections legislation introduced every year since 2000, but this year's bill, introduced by Sen. Clementa Pinckney (D) is seeing more progress.  A hearing of the bill in the the Senate Judiciary Committee prompted this article in The Times and Democrat with Pinckney expressing a hope that Clean Elections will restore trust in the state legislature.
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