A Win for Campaign Finance Reform Advocates

November 4, 2015

A Win for Campaign Finance Reform Advocates Last night, supporters of campaign finance reform won two huge victories on opposite sides of the country. In Maine, Issue 1 passed with a strong 55% of the vote. Issue 1 will strengthen Maine’s visionary public financing system, which has been weakened since the advent of Citizens United. […]

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Billionaires and Blank Brick Walls

October 19, 2015

BILLIONAIRES AND BLANK BRICK WALLS by Marilee Jolin, columnist | South Seattle Emerald There was a distinct fall chill in the air and leaves flew all over the Rainier Avenue sidewalks, but the film crew and expectant participants were not deterred.  By 10am, this past Thursday, the parking lot of Rocket Crossfit on the corner […]

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National Journal: New, Well-Funded Campaign Finance PAC Targets House Battleground Seats

October 6, 2015

By: Kimberly Railey | October 4, 2015 A new cam­paign-fin­ance-re­form PAC with am­bi­tious spend­ing goals is adding six battle­ground House dis­tricts to its tar­get list. End Cit­izens United PAC is en­dors­ing Demo­crats Mi­chael Egg­man in Cali­for­nia, Josh Got­theimer in New Jer­sey, Mor­gan Car­roll in Col­or­ado, Mon­ica Ver­non in Iowa, Brad Schneider in Illinois, and Pete […]

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New York Times: Candidates Afloat on a Sluice of Money

September 14, 2015

New York Times: Candidates Afloat on a Sluice of Money EDITORIAL | September 12, 2015 When the Republican presidential candidates debate this week, it would help if voters could hear them offer detailed proposals for dealing with the 800-pound fat cat in the room — superrich donors who are making enormous, often untraceable contributions that […]

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National Journal: New Campaign-Finance-Reform PAC to Boost Four More Democratic Senate Candidates

August 26, 2015

National Journal: New Campaign-Finance-Reform PAC to Boost Four More Democratic Senate Candidates The group, End Citizens United, plans to spend $25 to $30 million next year. By: Kimberly Railey | August 25, 2015 A new campaign-finance-reform PAC with big spending plans is endorsing four new Democratic Senate candidates, including one in battleground Florida’s contested Democratic […]

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