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In the News: Reform Message Takes Hold for 2018

September 15, 2017

ECU Highlights the Need for Democrats to Fight Back Against the Rigged System McClatchy: Dem group urges candidates to campaign against money in politics By Alex Roarty A political group trying to drive big money out of politics is endorsing three House Democratic candidates – and declaring it an electoral necessity that the party adopt […]

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ECU Statement on House Passage of Measures to Weaken Campaign Finance Protections

September 15, 2017

Provisions would reduce transparency and oversight, and allow Big Money special interests to manipulate churches ECU urges Senate to reject measures End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller released the following statement on the House of Representative’s passage of several measures to weaken campaign finance protections. The provisions were inserted into spending bills. “Everyday American families […]

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ECU President: It is Completely Outrageous that Trump Administration Will Allow Undisclosed Contributions for Legal Defense

September 14, 2017

Trump Administration Must Disclose All Gifts to Legal Defense Funds Following the news that the U.S. Office of Government Ethics has reversed its own internal policy to allow anonymous donations from lobbyists to White House staffers who have legal defense funds, ECU President Tiffany Muller released the following statement. “Yet again, the Trump administration is […]

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ICYMI: Politico Dives into ECU’s Message of Reform

September 12, 2017

In the latest look into what’s to come for 2018, Politico took an under-the-hood look at End Citizens United’s extensive polling and research that shows a money in politics reform agenda – when messaged correctly – wins back independent and unaffiliated voters that Democrats have been hemorrhaging over the last several elections cycles. With Congress […]

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How Congress Can Unrig the System

September 8, 2017

Yesterday, Representatives David Cicilline (D-R.I) and John Sarbanes (D-MD) wrote an op-ed in The Hill describing House Democrats’ plans to unrig our democracy and fight back against the lobbyists and special interests controlling Washington. The Hill: Renewing our republic: Putting the priorities of everyday people ahead of special interests Better jobs, better wages and a […]

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ECU calls for action After Bombshell News that Facebook Sold Political Ads to Russian Company

September 7, 2017

Following the bombshell revelation that a Russian company bought political ads on Facebook in the 2016 election, End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller released the following statement: “New revelations that a Russian company bought ads on Facebook underscore just how vulnerable our elections are to foreign money and how unprepared we are to do anything […]

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The Kansas City Star Backs Clean Missouri Initiative

September 5, 2017

This weekend, The Kansas City Star issued strong support for the Clean Missouri Initiative, calling it a “welcome development” that would “…go a long way toward cleaning up Jefferson City.” The initiative, endorsed by End Citizens United, would increase transparency, limit the influence of Big Money in local elections and, in the words of The […]

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