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End Citizens United Statement on Seventh Anniversary of Citizens United Decision

January 21, 2017

For Immediate Release Saturday, January 21, 2017 Adam Bozzi, ECU Communications Director, adam@endcitizensunited.org, 202-798-5253   End Citizens United (ECU) Executive Director Tiffany Muller released the following statement on the seventh anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. FEC decision: “In the seven years since the disastrous Citizens United decision, our democracy has been fundamentally […]

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DeVos Nomination: End Citizens United, Every Voice, and Generation Progress Hand-Delivered Petitions to Senators

January 18, 2017

For Immediate Release Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Adam Bozzi, ECU Communications Director, adam@endcitizensunited.org, 202-798-5253 Laura Friedenbach, Every Voice Press Secretary, laura@everyvoice.org, 202-459-9778   Groups delivered petitions with nearly 60,000 signatures opposing DeVos nomination End Citizens United and Every Voice launching “Call Your Senator” campaign   As Betsy DeVos’s nomination hearing for Secretary of Education commenced yesterday, nearly […]

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DeVos Nomination: End Citizens United and Every Voice Ramp Up Pressure for Senators to Recuse Themselves

January 10, 2017

For Immediate Release Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Contact: Adam Bozzi, adam@endcitizensunited.org Supporters sign almost 20,000 petitions, begin making calls to senators; End Citizens United launches digital ad campaign Today as Betsy DeVos’ nomination hearing for the role of Education Secretary faces a delay, money-in-politics reform groups End Citizens United and Every Voice announced a surge of grassroots […]

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End Citizens United and Every Voice to Senators That Received DeVos Contributions – Recuse Yourselves

January 6, 2017

For Immediate Release Friday, January 6, 2017 Contact: Adam Bozzi, adam@endcitizensunited.org End Citizens United and Every Voice members around the country demand recusal of Committee Members who have personally benefited from DeVos donations DeVos, a zealous opponent of campaign finance safeguards, represents the worst of a rigged Washington system   Today, money-in-politics reform groups End […]

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New End Citizens United Initiative to “Hold Trump Accountable” on Campaign Finance Reform

December 15, 2016

For Immediate Release Thursday, December 15, 2016 Contact: Adam Bozzi adam@endcitizensunited.org Efforts include paid and earned media as well as grassroots organizing to hold Trump accountable on campaign finance reform End Citizens United (ECU) today launched the “Hold Trump Accountable” project to hold the President-elect accountable on campaign finance reform, and to expose his hypocrisy […]

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With Nomination of Rex Tillerson, Trump Doubles Down on the Swamp

December 13, 2016

For Immediate Release Tuesday, December 13, 2016 Contact: Adam Bozzi, adam@endcitizensunited.org Appointment would further empower billionaires and corporate special interests that have rigged the system Tillerson’s Exxon Mobil has stacked the deck to protect tax breaks for Big Oil, to block efforts to fight climate change, and to keep its political spending secret   End […]

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End Citizens United Launches Action Network

December 12, 2016

THE MULTIFACETED EFFORT WILL ACTIVATE ECU’S MEMBERS AND HOLD CONGRESS AND THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION ACCOUNTABLE   By: Tiffany Muller Executive Director, End Citizens United More money and less transparency.  That’s the Republican plan for our campaign finance system. In 2017, the GOP will control every branch of government. They’re poised to push for new ways […]

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End Citizens United Launches Advocacy Program

December 8, 2016

For Immediate Release Thursday, December 8, 2016 Contact: Adam Bozzi, adam@endcitizensunited.org  ECU Action Network will mobilize grassroots support to fight for reform of our campaign finance system The multifaceted effort will activate ECU’s members and hold Congress and the Trump Administration accountable End Citizens United (ECU) today launched a new advocacy program that will intensify the […]

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End Citizens United Announces Political Director, Advocacy Program

December 5, 2016

For Immediate Release Monday, December 5, 2016 Contact: Adam Bozzi adam@endcitizensunited.org Campaign finance reform group also expands communications, finance departments End Citizens United (ECU) announced today that Jody Murphy has been named the organization’s new Political Director.  Murphy will develop and oversee ECU’s political department as well as its new advocacy department, while working with endorsed candidates […]

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Congress Must Drain the Swamp, Not Clog the Drain

November 30, 2016

Nov. 29, 2016 Contact: Adam Bozzi, adam@endcitizensunited.org Lisa Gilbert, lgilbert@citizen.org, (551) 404-5200 Laura Epstein, media@pfaw.org, (202) 467-4999 David Rosen, drosen@citizen.org, (202) 588-7742 Nine Newly Elected Members of Congress Circulate Letter Backing Corporate Political Spending Disclosure and Clear Electioneering Guidelines for Non-Profits WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congress must take the shackles off of federal agencies trying to […]

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