Roll Call: Democrats Cast Wide Net in Shaping ‘Better Deal’ Platform

July 25, 2017

By: Bridget Bowman Democrats are set to unveil their “Better Deal” agenda Monday afternoon. Over the past seven months, the House Democrats’ campaign arm has sought to foster unity around an economically focused agenda through meetings with stakeholders and conversations with voters. The goal for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee was to create a unifying message on the economy and jobs […]

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Politico: Groups deliver 300,000 petitions to DOJ

July 18, 2017

Groups deliver 300,000 petitions to DOJ: Advocacy groups will deliver 300,000 petitions to the Department of Justice today that call for an investigation into potential Russian interference in the election. Every Voice, Common Cause, End Citizens United and Daily Kos launched the petitions after the emails from Donald Trump Jr. were released last week and […]

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TC Palm: Sen. Bill Nelson’s war chest reaches $5 million

July 17, 2017

WASHINGTON — Sen. Bill Nelson doesn’t have a GOP opponent – yet – in next year’s re-election contest, but he’s got $5 million in his campaign treasury. The Florida Democrat reported raising more than $2.1 million in the three-month period that ended June 30, roughly the same amount he collected during the quarter of this year. […]

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Dallas News: Beto O’Rourke campaign raises $2.1M in Q2 in bid to unseat Texas Sen. Ted Cruz

July 13, 2017

By: Caroline Kelly WASHINGTON — Democratic Texas Senate candidate Rep. Beto O’Rourke  received $2.1 million in donations in the second quarter for his campaign against incumbent Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, his campaign announced Thursday. O’Rourke’s bid is considered a long shot since reliably GOP Texas hasn’t had a Democratic senator since 1994, but he has […]

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Journal Gazette: JG Political Notebook (ECU endorse Donnelly)

July 9, 2017

By: Brian Francisco and Niki Kelly Donnelly endorsed for re-election End Citizens United, which advocates for the prohibition of unlimited and undisclosed political spending, has endorsed Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind. Donnelly is widely considered among the most vulnerable Democratic senators facing re-election next year because Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump won Indiana by 19 percentage […]

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New Mexico Political Report: Campaign finance reform group backs Heinrich

July 7, 2017

By: Matthew Reichbach A group that raised big money in the Georgia special congressional election last month is now endorsing Martin Heinrich’s U.S. Senate reelection bid. End Citizens United supports campaign finance reform, including the titular goal of overturning the Citizens United U.S. Supreme Court decision. The group’s president and executive director, Tiffany Muller, praised Heinrich while […]

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National Journal: End Citizens United Endorses O’Rourke

June 26, 2017

By: Kimberley Railey End Cit­izens United backed Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s (D-16) chal­lenge to Sen. Ted Cruz (R). “Our de­cision to en­dorse Beto was an easy one,” said Tiffany Muller, the PAC’s pres­id­ent and ex­ec­ut­ive dir­ect­or, in a writ­ten state­ment. “He stands as a pro­gress­ive cham­pi­on and the fu­ture of our party with a de­term­ined fo­cus […]

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Winchester Star: A portent developing in GA-6?

June 20, 2017

Georgia’s 6th Distrct is a sleepy collection of solidly Republican suburbs. It’s also the focus of the U.S. political world — or is that “whirl” — today. For it is here, in a district labeled “R+10” (meaning, a Republican starts off with a 10-point advantage). This is Tom Price Territory; Dr. Price won here routinely […]

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