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Issue One launches new “Truthtellers” video series with millennial conservative Weston Wamp exposing massive election disinformation campaign

Today, Issue One released the first episode in its new “Truthtellers” video series that exposes the massive disinformation campaign about the 2020 election that former President Trump and his supporters continue to spread. Each episode, narrated by Weston Wamp, millennial conservative, former Republican House candidate, and host of Issue One’s “Swamp Stories” podcast, sets the record straight for the many

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Issue One holds press briefing with 9/11 commissioners and 9/11 family member about congressional vote to create a January 6th commission

“I believe if they’ll let people vote their conscience that you’ll see this pass with bipartisan support in both the House and the Senate. So leaders, please back off. Don’t whip against this. Let the members vote their conscience. They know what’s right. They will do the right thing.”  – Rep. Zach Wamp, Issue One ReFormers Caucus Co-Chair and National Council

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Issue One ReFormers Caucus co-chairs applaud bipartisan momentum on the Voting Rights Act

In response to the letter from Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) sent to congressional leadership in both chambers urging Congress to reauthorize the Voting Rights Act, Issue One ReFormers Caucus Co-chairs Amb. Tim Roemer (D-IN) and Rep. Zach Wamp (R-TN) released the following statement: “We applaud Senator Manchin and Senator Murkowski for their leadership in working

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Bridge Alliance Education Fund assumes ownership of The Fulcrum

Today, the Bridge Alliance Education Fund announced that it is assuming ownership and control as publisher of The Fulcrum, a nonpartisan nonprofit news publication first incubated and launched by Issue One. The Fulcrum was created to be the first-of-its-kind digital publication exclusively dedicated to democracy reform, and a hub for the many people and groups across the political spectrum working

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Issue One statement on the #StopAsianHate day of action

Today has been designated a “national day of healing and action” to #StopAsianHate by Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) activists in response to the ongoing wave of hate crimes against members of their communities. Issue One released the following statement in solidarity with the AAPI community: “The surge of racism and xenophobia against the AAPI community during the pandemic, most

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“In the wake of a successful election, legislators should be working to make the electoral process more secure and accessible — not curtailing Americans’ ability to vote,” says bipartisan National Council on Election Integrity about state voting proposals

In response to the more than 250 bills introduced by lawmakers in more than 43 states around the country to limit voting access, the National Council on Election Integrity released the following statement: “All Americans — Republicans, Democrats, and independents — should reject these misguided measures that make it more difficult to vote.  “In the wake of an election that

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Bipartisan National Council on Election Integrity launches $400,000 ad buy addressing the recent assault on our democracy and the path forward 

In response to the assault on the U.S. Capitol on January 6 and in advance of the inauguration on January 20, the bipartisan National Council on Election Integrity has today launched a new $400,000 digital ad buy that says “it’s time to imagine a new path forward.”  The ads link to a statement from the council calling for Americans to

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Bipartisan National Council on Election Integrity Launches New $150,000 Ad Buy Urging Congress to “Honor the Will of the People” on January 6th

Ahead of the joint session of Congress on January 6 to affirm the votes of the Electoral College, the bipartisan National Council on Election Integrity — a group of more than 40 former elected officials, former Cabinet secretaries, retired military officials, and civic leaders — has launched a new $150,000 digital ad buy urging Congress to “honor the will of

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Issue One hosts post-election panel on how faith can help heal our divided nation

“The real common denominators in life, like our faith, overshadow political party — especially if you’re willing to enter those conversations and let your guard down a little bit.” – Weston Wamp In the aftermath of a historically polarizing election, Issue One held the second in a series of virtual summits with faith leaders exploring the intersection of faith and

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There is no basis for President Trump’s false claims, says National Council on Election Integrity

In response to President Trump’s election briefing this evening, the bipartisan National Council on Election Integrity — a group of more than 40 former elected officials, former Cabinet secretaries, retired military officials, and civic leaders — issued the following statement: “The president spent 15 minutes using the podium of the White House to make false claims that undermine the integrity

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