Bringing Common Sense
to American Politics

WHAT WE DO

Together, we bring common sense to American politics in four steps.

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Political Affiliation of our Members

With members in all 50 states, our balanced membership reflects the nation both politically and geographically.

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WHY IT WORKS

Through an organization called The Common Interest, Idaho conservatives, moderates, and liberals brought common sense to state politics.

People Are Less Polarized

As everyday citizens we’re not nearly as divided left and right as most elected officials.  We can give needed political support to Congress’s practical problem solvers.

Wisdom of Founding Fathers

The Founders’ defense against runaway partisanship is a robust separation of powers.  Separation of powers creates an affirmative imperative to find and champion broadly supported solutions.  We can do this.

Problems of 2 Party System

An unprecedented partisan rift between the major political parties makes our efforts to move past partisanship more important than ever.

Guiding Principles

Understand why we do what we do.

As we take the four steps together, we are guided by three principles:

1. THE COMMONSENSE PRINCIPLE2. THE LOYALTY TO CONSCIENCE PRINCIPLE3. THE GOLDEN RULE OF SELF-GOVERNMENT

What We've Done

Just getting started, but we are already making a difference.

Healthcare

Surprise Medical Billing

The work that CommonSense American has done on Surprise Medical Billing is complete. Our members helped end Surprise Medical Bills for all Americans.

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Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress

Congressional Reform

Our members are currently reviewing the Brief on Congressional Reform and weighing in. Congress is listening, they want to know what our members have to say.

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