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The Senate stands up to Trump’s power grab

Just now, the Senate voted to rein in the president’s wanton abuse of power by voting to block his dangerous, false ‘emergency’ declaration. The decision was a welcome bright spot in a Senate that is often all

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A big win today for election integrity

“While HR 1 isn’t perfect, it is a momentous effort to strengthen the foundations of our democracy, and one worth celebrating.”

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What happened at the National Summit for Democracy

There’s something refreshing – invigorating, even – about knowing that you are not alone in the fight to defend our democracy. That feeling of hope and enthusiasm was on full display last week as Stand Up Republic Foundation hosted t

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Welcome our Latest Intern, Pierre Saint-Perez

I’m a sophomore studying Ethics, History, and Public Policy, with an additional major in Science, Technology, and Public Policy, at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA. Originally from Ithaca, NY, I grew up in the post-9/11 age, the Uni

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Trump’s State of the Union; his most populist appeal yet

Tonight’s State of the Union address was the president’s most populist appeal to date. He cast opposition to him as antithetical to the national interest, ginned up irrational fear of immigrants, attacked law enforcement agents for investigati

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Can we stop Trump’s fake emergency power grab?

The president has ramped up his public fear campaign about the southern border, adding a prime-time address and a border visit stunt. With this new effort to scare Americans into supporting him, he’s also threatened a new attack on our ideals, n

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Announcing SUR’s Electoral Reform Agenda

America’s Constitution revolutionized the very notion of government, and has inspired peoples around the world to realize their freedom and achieve self-rule. But even our Founders knew that they could not design

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Stand Up Republic Signs onto letter Supporting New Congressional Rule to Combat Corruption

On September 5th, Stand Up Republic joined with multiple pro-democracy and government ethics organizations urging Congress to pass

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Legislation Alert: “Defending American Security From Kremlin Aggression Act”

It’s been more than two years since we got the first signs that a foreign government was engaged in a sprawling hacking and disinformation attack against America. We now know, beyond any doubt, that those attacks were directed by Russian Preside

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Colluding With a Foreign Power to Win an Election is Wrong

With more and more revelations calling into question the president’s insistence that there was “no collusion” between his campaign and Russian operatives, the president’s lawyers are now resorting to the bizarre argument that collusion sim

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