End Citizens United Statement on Seventh Anniversary of Citizens United Decision

January 21, 2017

For Immediate Release Saturday, January 21, 2017 Adam Bozzi, ECU Communications Director, adam@endcitizensunited.org, 202-798-5253   End Citizens United (ECU) Executive Director Tiffany Muller released the following statement on the seventh anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. FEC decision: “In the seven years since the disastrous Citizens United decision, our democracy has been fundamentally […]

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New End Citizens United Initiative to “Hold Trump Accountable” on Campaign Finance Reform

December 15, 2016

For Immediate Release Thursday, December 15, 2016 Contact: Adam Bozzi adam@endcitizensunited.org Efforts include paid and earned media as well as grassroots organizing to hold Trump accountable on campaign finance reform End Citizens United (ECU) today launched the “Hold Trump Accountable” project to hold the President-elect accountable on campaign finance reform, and to expose his hypocrisy […]

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End Citizens United Launches Action Network

December 12, 2016

THE MULTIFACETED EFFORT WILL ACTIVATE ECU’S MEMBERS AND HOLD CONGRESS AND THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION ACCOUNTABLE   By: Tiffany Muller Executive Director, End Citizens United More money and less transparency.  That’s the Republican plan for our campaign finance system. In 2017, the GOP will control every branch of government. They’re poised to push for new ways […]

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Telegraph Exposes Pro-Trump Super PAC Scheme to Illegally Raise Foreign Money

October 24, 2016

An investigation by Telegraph reporters has demonstrated that a pro-Donald Trump Super PAC attempted to launder illegal foreign donations through dark money nonprofits. The reporters, who posed as representatives of a Chinese donor, were promised by senior Super PAC staffers with close ties to Trump that the donor’s wishes would be “whispered in [Trump’s] ear whenever […]

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New ECU Ad: Toomey Looking Out for the Banks, at the Expense of Pennsylvanians

October 19, 2016

For Immediate Release Wednesday, October 19, 2016 Contact: Adam Bozzi, adam@endcitizensunited.org End Citizens United (ECU) today announced that it is launching a new ad in Pennsylvania exposing Senator Pat Toomey’s history and record of looking out for the banks and not Pennsylvania families. As a bank owner, Toomey’s bank used predatory foreclosure tactics to try to take […]

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Democrat Derrick points to experience in race for NY-21 House seat; ‘very open’ to considering single-payer health system

October 2, 2016

By: Craig Freilich Democratic congressional candidate Mike Derrick is advocating improvements to Obamacare and says he is “very open” to considering a single-payer health insurance system, but does not say he wants major changes to gun regulations. The former Republican, running against GOP incumbent Elise Stefanik, also wants to encourage more “buy local” initiatives throughout […]

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Senate Passes Funding Bill to Avoid Shutdown

September 28, 2016

By Jordain Carney The Senate on Wednesday passed a short-term bill to fund the government, days ahead of the Oct. 1 deadline to avoid a shutdown. Senators voted 72-26 on the continuing resolution (CR) to fund the government through Dec. 9. With the legislation heading to the House, where it could be voted on as […]

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Ad Hammers Blunt For Family Lobbying Ties

September 13, 2016

By: Eric Garcia A group dedicated to limiting the use of outside money in politics has dropped $770,000 on an ad in Missouri hitting Republican Sen. Roy Blunt for his family members being lobbyists. The commercial from End Citizens United PAC will air on broadcast and cable in St. Louis and Kansas City from Wednesday until Sept. 27. The ad […]

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End Citizens United PAC endorses Derrick

September 13, 2016

By: Maury Thompson End Citizens United, a Democratic political action committee advocating for a constitutional amendment to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court “Citizens United” campaign finance decision on Tuesday announced its endorsement of Democratic candidate Mike Derrick in the 21st Congressional District race. “After spending three decades protecting our national security in the Army and […]

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Ad Roundup: Another Democratic group starts spending in the Missouri Senate race

September 13, 2016

By: Jeff Singer MO-Sen: On Monday, the DSCC announced that they would spend $1 million here, making them the first major Democratic group to start spending in this race. Now, End Citizens United is joining them, and they’ve launched a $770,000 buy that will last until Sept. 27. Their spot contrasts Democrat Jason Kander’s decision to enlist in the military after 9/11 with […]

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