ReFormers Caucus

Issue One’s ReFormers Caucus expands to all 50 states

The bipartisan ReFormers Caucus is proud to announce that it now includes members from all 50 states! Since its inception just three years ago, this group — former members of Congress, Cabinet officials and governors from both parties — has recruited 196 champions of reform who bring centuries of combined political experience to fix dysfunction in Washington. The ReFormers’ nationwide

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Nine new ReFormers join Issue One to fix the broken political system

Issue One is pleased to announce the addition of nine former members of Congress to the ReFormers Caucus: Jason Altmire (D-PA), Gresham Barrett (R-SC), Ben Chandler (D-KY), Sam Coppersmith (D-AZ), Jerry Costello (D-IL), Charles Djou (R-HI), Dan Maffei (D-NY), Jeff Miller (R-FL) and Jon Porter (R-NV). They join the largest bipartisan coalition—now 194 members strong—of former members of Congress, governors

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Issue One launches national campaign to “Fix Politics Now” in the 2018 election cycle

Nearly 200 Republican and Democratic former members of Congress, governors and Cabinet secretaries call on elected officials to join movement fixing the broken political system Philadelphia, PA — Issue One, the premier bipartisan political reform organization in Washington, D.C., today launched its national campaign to “Fix Politics Now” and make solutions to dysfunction in Washington a top issue in the

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Issue One on MSNBC’s Morning Joe: It’s time to end the two party blame game

Issue One’s ReFormers Caucus Co-chair Rep. Zach Wamp (R-TN) appeared on MSNBC’s Morning Joe this morning to address the need for Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill to end the win-at-all-costs political culture that resulted in the government shutdown and instead focus on solutions to fix the broken political system.  “From the middle of America, this looks like the two-party

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Rep. John McHugh (R-NY) joins the ReFormers Caucus

Issue One welcomes former New York Republican Representative and former United States Secretary of the Army John McHugh to the ReFormers Caucus. During his time in Congress representing New York’s 23rd and 24th districts from 1993 to 2009, Secretary McHugh served as a senior member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. He voted in favor of the landmark

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Rep. Bart Stupak (D-MI), Rep. Heath Shuler (D-NC) and Jo Bonner (R-AL) join the ReFormers Caucus

Issue One is pleased to announce the addition of three former members of Congress to our ReFormers Caucus, including our first ReFormer from Alabama. Representatives Bart Stupak (D-MI), Heath Shuler (D-NC) and Jo Bonner (R-AL) have joined the largest ever bipartisan coalition assembled to advocate for solutions to fix our democracy and improve Congressional capacity. The ReFormers Caucus is now

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Issue One Remembers the Life of ReFormer John R. Miller (R-WA)

Issue One is sad to note the passing of ReFormers Caucus member Congressman John R. Miller from Seattle, Washington. Congressman Miller brought his political knowledge, expertise and enthusiasm from four terms in the House of Representatives to our ReFormers Caucus, a group of 185 former members of Congress from both parties working to fix democracy. Rep. Miller represented Washington’s 1st

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Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-AR) and Rep. Ed Case (D-HI) join the ReFormer’s Caucus

Issue One welcomes former Arkansas Senator Blanche Lincoln and Hawaii Representative Ed Case to the ReFormers Caucus, the largest group of its kind ever assembled to advocate for solutions to fix our democracy. Sen. Lincoln served two terms in the U.S. House representing Arkansas’s 1st congressional district from 1993-1997 followed by two terms in the U.S. Senate from 1999-2011. During

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ReFormers Caucus connects the dots between national security and Washington dysfunction

Members of Issue One’s ReFormers Caucus — the largest bipartisan coalition of its kind ever assembled to advocate for political reform — today joined national security experts, including former National Security Adviser Gen. Jim Jones, at a press conference to discuss how a stronger democracy will improve our national security. The event was held in Washington, D.C., at the Center

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Congress Must Act on Honest Ads

Just as Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) recently wrote about the need for Congress to act on shady dark money campaigns, ReFormers Caucus Co-chairs Amb. Tim Roemer (D-IN) and Rep. Zach Wamp (R-TN) take his comments one step forward: Congress must also act on foreign disinformation campaigns by passing the Honest Ads Act.

Read Amb. Roemer and Rep. Wamp’s new op-ed.