ECU Statement on Koch Network Ad Buy Against Tammy Baldwin

October 26, 2017

Following the $1.6 million ad buy from the Koch brothers backed network attacking Tammy Baldwin, Adam Bozzi, Communications Director at End Citizens United released the following statement: “Throughout her career, Senator Tammy Baldwin has fought for tax cuts for the middle class and to make sure hard-working Wisconsin families have a fair shot. The Koch brothers’ smear campaign […]

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Wall Street Wins with Heller’s Bill to Swindle Consumers

October 25, 2017

In a major win for Wall Street, the U.S. Senate last night passed Senator Heller’s bill, which allows financial industry giants like Wells Fargo and Equifax to deceive consumers with fine print agreements, striping them of their right to collectively sue for wrongdoing. Heller, who American Banker magazine called a “valuable asset” to the banking industry, championed […]

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Senate to Vote on Heller Bill that’s Gift to Equifax, Wall Street at Expense of Nevada Families

October 25, 2017

Heller’s Bill Would Take Away Consumer Rights to File Class-Action Lawsuits  Over the Course of His Career, Heller Received Over $20,000 from Equifax’s Lobbying Firm   Tiffany Muller, president of End Citizens United, released the following statement on Senator Heller’s controversial bill to block an arbitration rule that would strip consumers’ rights to file class-action lawsuits. […]

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ECU Digs into Foreign Spending in U.S. Elections

October 24, 2017

Ahead of today’s House Subcommittee on Information Technology meeting to discuss disclosure for digital ads following Russia’s interference in the 2016 election, ECU has put together a handy how-to guide for foreigners interested in influencing U.S. elections. After all, the Kremlin can’t have all the fun!   To see the full guide, click here. For the past year, End Citizens United […]

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Will Heller Stand with His Mega-Donors Yet Again?

October 23, 2017

Heller remains mum on bipartisan health care bill, voted to strip health care from hundreds of thousands of Nevadans earlier this year   In a rare occurrence on Capitol Hill, Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Patty Murray (D-WA) negotiated a bipartisan health care bill to stabilize health insurance markets and lower costs. However, Nevada Senator […]

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ECU Partners with Reform Organizations and Experts Urging Senators to Support Bipartisan Honest Ads Act

October 20, 2017

In a letter sent to Senators today, 27 reform organizations and experts called on Senators to “to co-sponsor and support the Honest Ads Act, bipartisan legislation introduced by Senators Amy Klobuchar, Mark Warner and John McCain, to address the need for new rules to expose efforts undertaken by foreign interests to intervene in U.S. elections.” According to the […]

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Statement from ECU President in Support of Honest Ads Act

October 19, 2017

End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller released the following statement in support of the Honest Ads Act introduced by Senators Amy Klobuchar, Mark Warner and John McCain.    “When foreign countries are permitted to funnel secret money to corrupt our democracy, Americans are left without a voice. We shouldn’t be complacent following Russia’s attempt to […]

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Dean Phillips Outlines Robust Plan to Unrig the System

October 18, 2017

In his first major policy speech, the candidate for MN-03 reveals plan to clean up campaign finance system Phillips, who pledged to reject money from PACs, federal lobbyists, and special interest groups, earned the endorsement of ECU in September   In his first major policy speech, End Citizens United (ECU) endorsed candidate Dean Phillips, from Minnesota’s […]

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Latino Victory Fund and End Citizens United Endorse Veronica Escobar for Congress

October 18, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Latino Victory Fund and End Citizens United today jointly endorsed former El Paso County Judge Veronica Escobar in her bid to represent Texas’ 16th Congressional district. If elected, Escobar would become the first Latina member of Congress from Texas. “Veronica Escobar is a proven leader and champion of El Paso’s working families. As county […]

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