Common Cause, Members of Congress, Potential DREAM Act Beneficiaries to Legally Challenge Senate Obstructionism
Tuesday Hill press conference scheduled to address details
WASHINGTON, May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Common Cause, members of Congress, and potential DREAM Act beneficiaries will announce a formal legal challenge to U.S. Senate rules that are blocking debate and making a mockery of the legislative process.
WHO: Bob Edgar, president and CEO of Common Cause
U.S. Reps. Michael Michaud, D-ME, Hank Johnson, D-GA and Keith Ellison D-MN
Erika Andiola, Celso Mireles, and Caesar Vargas
Attorney Emmet Bondurant, Bondurant, Mixson & Elmore
WHAT: Common Cause will announce the filing and details of a lawsuit against the U.S. Senate and its use of rules that routinely shut down debate, prevent lawmakers from doing their jobs, cause gridlock and hold hostage our democracy.
WHEN: Tuesday, May 15, 9:30 a.m.
WHERE: Cannon House Office Building, Room 334
SOURCE Common CauseBack to top