Watchdogs: Senators Vote For Big Donor Betsy DeVos, Despite Constituent Calls For Recusal

February 7, 2017

Grassroots campaign flooded Senate with calls and pressured senators with DeVos donations to recuse themselves Washington, D.C. — Money-in-politics reform groups Every Voice and End Citizens United criticized senators for confirming Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary, despite constituent demands that senators with donations from the DeVos family recuse themselves from voting on her nomination to […]

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End Citizens United Praises Jon Tester’s Campaign Finance Reform Package

February 3, 2017

Three bills introduced to rein in role of big money in politics; increase transparency, accountability in elections End Citizens United Executive Director Tiffany Muller released the following statement praising Senator Jon Tester’s package of campaign finance reform bills. “Corporations and special interests are taking every opportunity to dismantle our campaign finance system and exploit loopholes in […]

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New Poll: Majority of Voters Oppose GOP Attempts to Push Through Ultraconservative Supreme Court Nominee

February 3, 2017

Kaylie Hanson Long, NARAL Pro-Choice America, media@prochoiceamerica.org Adam Smith, Every Voice, adam@everyvoice.org Adam Bozzi, End Citizens United, adam@endcitizensunited.org   Seven in 10 voters oppose Republicans changing rules to prevent filibuster Voters more likely to oppose Trump’s nominee when they learn he could help uphold Citizens United, overturn Roe v. Wade   A new national poll released today finds that a majority of […]

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End Citizens United Statement on South Dakota’s Governor Signing to Repeal IM-22

February 2, 2017

Republican legislature voted to repeal yesterday; Governor signs today End Citizens United today released the following statement on Governor Dennis Daugaard’s decision to sign the repeal of Initiated Measure 22 – South Dakota’s voter-passed ethics and anti-corruption measure. Yesterday, Republicans in the legislature passed a repeal bill that declared a “state of emergency.”  The “emergency” […]

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ECU Statement on President Trump’s Call to Repeal the Johnson Amendment

February 2, 2017

Affirmation of intent made at today’s National Prayer breakfast   Tiffany Muller, Executive Director of End Citizens United, today released the following statement on President Trump’s renewed pledge to overturn the Johnson Amendment. “Donald Trump’s pledge to “destroy” the Johnson Amendment is a brazen attempt at subverting the bedrocks of our society.  If it’s repealed, […]

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ECU Begins Fight to Reject Gorsuch

February 2, 2017

3 million-member network mobilized to oppose nominee and reject the notion that corporations are people End Citizens United today launched its grassroots campaign demanding the U.S. Senate reject Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the United States Supreme Court. “We’re mobilizing our three-million-member network to oppose Gorsuch and encourage senators to reject this nominee,” said Tiffany […]

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End Citizens United Statement on South Dakota Legislature’s Move to Repeal IM-22

February 1, 2017

For Immediate Release Wednesday, February 1, 2017 Contact: Adam Bozzi, adam@endcitizensunited.org Republican-led efforts protect lobbyists, special interests in South Dakota   The grassroots campaign finance reform group, End Citizens United, released the following statement on Republican-led efforts to repeal South Dakota’s voter-passed ethics and anti-corruption measure – Initiated Measure 22. Last week, Republicans in the […]

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ECU: Senate Should Reject Gorsuch

February 1, 2017

For Immediate Release Tuesday, January 31, 2017 Contact: Adam Bozzi, adam@endcitizensunited.org With 3 million-member network, End Citizens United will launch local and national grassroots efforts in opposition to nominee Appointment could give Court a majority that would support Citizen United and fuel a rigged system that favors the wealthy and special interests   End Citizens […]

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Watchdogs: Betsy DeVos Vote Tainted by Donations to Senators

January 31, 2017

For Immediate Release Tuesday, January 31, 2017 Adam Bozzi, ECU Communications Director, adam@endcitizensunited.org, 202-798-5253 Grassroots campaign flooded Senate with calls and pressured senators with DeVos donations to recuse themselves   Washington, D.C. – The Senate HELP Committee vote today on Betsy DeVos’ nomination for Education Secretary is tainted by more than $250,000 in campaign contributions […]

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ECU Web Video: Hoosiers tell Senator Young to #RecuseYourself

January 30, 2017

For Immediate Release Monday, January 30, 2017 Contact: Adam Bozzi, adam@endcitizensunited.org, 202-798-5253 Young took nearly $50,000 from Betsy DeVos and her family to help get elected; now, he’s set to vote on her nomination   Money-in-politics reform group End Citizens United (ECU) today released a new web video targeting Senator Todd Young of Indiana. Young has […]

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