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11/06/2012
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Young voter enthusiasm and lines to vote grew on college campuses over the course of the day. . 

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10/30/2012
Resource

The best way to immediately help the victims of a natural disaster is to fundraise and get the funds to on-the-ground relief organizations as quickly as possible. Check out our toolkit for tips. 

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08/27/2012
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This fall we're working to help students register to vote. You can help make it happen! Apply for an internship today. 

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08/03/2012
Report

Outside spending by organizations that aggregate unlimited contributions from wealthy individuals and institutions is playing a significant role in the 2012 election cycle, and much of it is not disclosed.

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PIRG In The News

The Washington Post

“This should send a clear message to Congress that this is a common sense nonpartisan issue,” said Rich Williams, higher education advocate for U.S. PIRG.

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The New York Times

Rich Williams, the higher education advocate for U.S. Public Interest Research Group, said he thought about 14 moderate Republican senators might support the effort to keep the interest rates down. “This should be a bipartisan issue,” he said. “It’s something everyone gets.”

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USA Today

A push to create free or inexpensive textbooks is gaining momentum as educators, philanthropists and policymakers nationwide search for new ways to rein in college costs.

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Wisconsin Radio Network

WISPIRG at UW-Madison hosted a stop of the Textbook Rebellion, a national tour to promote open-source textbooks.

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