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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


NBC: How a Referendum on Trump Became Most Expensive House Race Ever

June 19, 2017

By: Alex Seitz-Wald SANDY SPRINGS, Georgia — When he ran for president in 1976, Jimmy Carter raised about $33 million and made it to all the way to the White House. In the special congressional election Tuesday near Carter’s Atlanta home, the candidates and outside groups have already spent $40 million and counting. The race, which pits Democrat […]


National Journal: End Citizens United raised $1.25 million for Ossoff

June 12, 2017

By: Sam Schwarz and Kimberly Railey End Cit­izens United an­nounced that it has “raised $1.25 mil­lion in small-dol­lar dona­tions, with an av­er­age con­tri­bu­tion of $12 av­er­age” for former con­gres­sion­al staffer Jon Os­soff’s (D) cam­paign. (re­lease) SUR­ROG­ATE NEWS. Vice Pres­id­ent Mike Pence’s ap­pear­ance Fri­day with former Geor­gia Sec­ret­ary of State Kar­en Han­del (R) raised $250,000. (AP) Minor­ity Whip […]