NJ.com: MacArthur foe gets some outside help

October 2, 2017

By: The Auditor Andy Kim, the former Obama administration official seeking to oust Rep. Tom MacArthur, got some help from a group that wants to limit money in politics. The advocacy group, End Citizens United, is seeking to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court decision that relaxed limits on corporate and union campaign spending and paved the way for the […]

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Rep. McGovern and ECU Pres. Muller: As Mueller Probes Russian Facebook Ads, Our Elections are Vulnerable and Congress Does Nothing

September 29, 2017

By: Representative Jim McGovern (MA) and End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller It was only going to be a matter of time before we learned a Russian company with ties to the Kremlin bought political ads intended to sway the presidential election. Despite a ban on foreign spending in campaigns, our election laws, oversight, and enforcement […]

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Colorado Politics: Campaign finance reform group End Citizens United endorses Democratic congressional candidate Jason Crow

September 29, 2017

By: Ernest Luning End Citizens United, a group dedicated to overturning the decision that opened the floodgates to campaign cash, endorsed Democratic congressional candidate Jason Crow on Thursday. At the same time, Crow pledged he won’t accept corporate PAC money in his bid to unseat five-term Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman in the 6th Congressional District. […]

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Politico’s Morning Score: End Citizens United names ‘No Corporate PAC’ endorsements

September 29, 2017

By: Daniel Strauss GETTING THE NOD — End Citizens United names ‘No Corporate PAC’ endorsements: End Citizens United endorsed four Democratic House challengers who have pledged to not accept corporate PAC money. Jason Crow (CO-06), Dean Phillips (MN-03), Andy Kim (NJ-03) and Anthony Brindisi (NY-22) all got ECU’s backing, per a memo released Thursday. Read the […]

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Politico Pro: Cash-flush progressive groups expand 2018 priorities

September 28, 2017

By: Elena Schneider Small-dollar Democratic donors have flooded progressive groups in 2017 with more cash than they’ve ever had. Now, they’re figuring out exactly what to do with it in 2018. BOLD PAC, the political arm of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, didn’t crack $1 million raised in 2014 — but now officials predict spending anywhere […]

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Roll Call: Democrats Passing on Corporate Money Snag New Endorsement

September 28, 2017

By: Bridget Bowman Four House Democratic challengers are pledging not to accept corporate PAC money in their campaigns, earning them the endorsement of the End Citizens United PAC. End Citizens United’s executive director, Tiffany Muller, said the challengers’ decision marks a shift among candidates who see campaign finance overhaul as a winning message. “I think what […]

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In the News: Reform Message Takes Hold for 2018

September 15, 2017

ECU Highlights the Need for Democrats to Fight Back Against the Rigged System McClatchy: Dem group urges candidates to campaign against money in politics By Alex Roarty A political group trying to drive big money out of politics is endorsing three House Democratic candidates – and declaring it an electoral necessity that the party adopt […]

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How Congress Can Unrig the System

September 8, 2017

Yesterday, Representatives David Cicilline (D-R.I) and John Sarbanes (D-MD) wrote an op-ed in The Hill describing House Democrats’ plans to unrig our democracy and fight back against the lobbyists and special interests controlling Washington. The Hill: Renewing our republic: Putting the priorities of everyday people ahead of special interests Better jobs, better wages and a […]

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The Kansas City Star Backs Clean Missouri Initiative

September 5, 2017

This weekend, The Kansas City Star issued strong support for the Clean Missouri Initiative, calling it a “welcome development” that would “…go a long way toward cleaning up Jefferson City.” The initiative, endorsed by End Citizens United, would increase transparency, limit the influence of Big Money in local elections and, in the words of The […]

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