Dean Phillips: My Government Repair Plan

October 19, 2017

By Dean Phillips 10/18/2017 No matter what issue is most important to you, I believe the corrupting influence of money in politics is at the very core of congressional dysfunction. It is beyond time to reform our campaign finance system and take steps to repair our government. And while we ultimately may need a constitutional […]

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Daily Kos: AZ-Sen

October 13, 2017

By: Daily Kos Elections AZ-Sen: End Citizens United announced their backing of Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema for next year’s Senate election in Arizona, adding to her support from the DSCC and other key Democratic-affiliated outside groups such as EMILY’s List. Sinema thus far faces no notable opponent in the Democratic primary. Read the original story […]

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Mic: Public election financing is working on the local level. What does that mean nationally?

October 12, 2017

By: Will Drabold THURSDAY’S DISPATCH: The quiet growth of campaigns to finance elections without “big money” Campaign finance is a key talking point for Jon Grant and Teresa Mosqueda. The two candidates running for Seattle’s at-large city council seat have each raised hundreds of thousands of dollars through “democracy vouchers.” The program, which went into effect earlier […]

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The Bridge profile: Tiffany Muller

October 12, 2017

Name: Tiffany Muller Current city: Washington, D.C. Current job: President of End Citizens United Past job: I started my career in Topeka, Kansas as an advocate for victims of domestic violence and later as a member of Topeka City Council. Since then, I’ve run a political research shop based in Florida, worked to elect LGBT candidates at Victory Fund, […]

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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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