ReFormers Caucus

IO in the news: May 2021 recap

May was a remarkably busy month for Issue One. Last month, we quickly ramped up our efforts calling for an independent and bipartisan January 6th Commission. All told, we secured 63 press hits — an Issue One May record  — including 12 television segments across networks including MSNBC and CNN, and three op-eds in The Hill, Omaha World-Herald, and the

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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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Issue One remembers the life of ReFormer Elizabeth Furse

Issue One mourns the passing of former Rep. Elizabeth Furse (D-OR) and offers our sincerest condolences to her friends, family, and constituents as we remember and celebrate her life of public service. Rep. Furse brought extensive experience, as well as a commitment to domestic reforms and international peace, to Issue One’s ReFormers Caucus, a bipartisan coalition of more than 200

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Swamp Stories episode 26: Conversation with former Rep. Reid Ribble

Episode 26 of Swamp Stories is the third episode in our periodic series of longform conversations between host Weston Wamp and leaders in the political reform movement. In this episode, Weston is joined by former Rep. Reid Ribble (R-WI) to chat about the need for political reform, the problems Ribble sees with his own party’s narrative on elections, and the

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Issue One remembers the life of former Vice President Walter “Fritz” Mondale

Issue One mourns the passing of former Vice President Walter “Fritz” Mondale and offers our sincerest condolences to his friends and family as we remember and celebrate his life of public service. Vice President Mondale brought extensive political knowledge and valuable government experience to our ReFormers Caucus, a bipartisan coalition of more than 200 former members of Congress, governors, and

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Issue One remembers the life of ReFormer Bill Brock

Issue One offers our most sincere condolences to the family and friends of former Senator William “Bill” Emerson Brock III as we remember his remarkable life. Senator Brock was a vital and active member of our ReFormers Caucus, a bipartisan coalition composed of more than 200 former members of Congress, governors, and Cabinet officials advocating for solutions to fix our

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ReFormers Caucus adds two Democrats and five Republicans at a time when crosspartisanship is desperately needed

As part of Issue One’s continued efforts to fix our broken political system and bring together a set of diverse voices, we are proud to announce new members of our ReFormers Caucus, the largest bipartisan coalition of former members of Congress, Cabinet officials, and governors ever assembled to fix our political system. In addition to their extraordinary experiences as lawmakers,

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Issue One’s ReFormers Caucus calls for return to bipartisanship and strong congressional leadership

Today, 200 members of Issue One’s ReFormers Caucus — the largest bipartisan group of former members of Congress, governors, and Cabinet officials ever assembled to advocate for political reform — sent an open letter to Congress imploring members to embrace bipartisanship and reject the unproven conspiracies that undermined trust in the 2020 elections and led to the violent attack on

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Issue One’s ReFormers Caucus calls on Americans to trust the democratic process

Today, members of Issue One’s ReFormers Caucus — the largest bipartisan group of former members of Congress, governors, and Cabinet officials ever assembled to advocate for political reform — wrote a letter urging Americans to be patient, stay calm, and have respect for the constitutional process of electing a president as the nation begins voting in this presidential election.  “Despite

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