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Have You Asked Hawley Why He Hasn’t Investigated A New Missouri?

June 21, 2018

While Allegations of Illegal Dark Money for Greitens Roil Jefferson City, Hawley Remains Mum on Investigation Status As Missouri’s chief legal officer, Attorney General Josh Hawley has the power to investigate A New Missouri, the dark-money non-profit run by disgraced Governor Eric Greitens. Following the decision of Governor Greitens to resign rather reveal his dark […]

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3 Questions for the Congressman from NJ-03

June 21, 2018

Hearing from constituents is crucial to being an effective, open, and transparent representative. Town hall meetings give members of Congress a chance to hear from people in their districts and answer their most important questions. Congressman Tom MacArthur begs to differ. After his infamous town hall in May 2017, the Congressman has become notorious for dodging […]

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ME-02: End Citizens United Congratulates Jared Golden on Primary Win

June 21, 2018

Following the news that Jared Golden was declared the winner of ME-02 congressional primary, End Citizens United (ECU) President Tiffany Muller released the below statement: “Congratulations to Jared Golden. Jared has a real record of championing reform measures in the Maine State Legislature, and voters know he’ll bring that fight to Congress. Jared knows that we […]

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Rep. MacArthur Wines and Dines with Speaker Ryan, Big Donors

June 19, 2018

Following Congressman Tom MacArthur’s $10,000-a-plate fundraiser this morning with Speaker Paul Ryan in Mt. Laurel, we wanted to take the opportunity to remind you of his cozy relationship with Big Money special interests — so cozy that he’s willing to take votes that hurt New Jersey families as long as the money keeps rolling in. […]

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20 in 20: Star Ledger Scathing Editorial on MacArthur

June 18, 2018

With just 20 weeks to go until Election Day, ECU will be spotlighting a different member of the Big Money 20 every week. This week, Congressman Tom MacArthur in New Jersey’s 3rd Congressional District is in the spotlight. We’ll dig into his record more this week, but a scathing opinion piece by the Star-Ledger Editorial Board on Friday did a […]

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USA TODAY: As more Dems reject corporate PAC money, a Texas Senate candidate’s PAC-free campaign pays off

June 18, 2018

Key Points: “An increasing number of Democratic congressional candidates are moving in that direction by rejecting donations from corporate PACs.” “More than 140 Democrats and two Republicans now campaigning for Congress have pledged to at least reject corporate PAC funding, and a handful of them have rejected all PAC money, like O’Rourke, according to a […]

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End Citizens United Adds Rep. Jason Lewis to Big Money 20

June 15, 2018

The Big Money 20 represents the worst of Washington – those who rig the system for their big donors at the expense of their constituents Big Money 20 members are top targets for End Citizens United in 2018 End Citizens United today named Rep. Jason Lewis as the latest member of its Big Money 20, a […]

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NEW POLL: Beto O’Rourke Within 6 Points of Ted Cruz

June 15, 2018

Washington, D.C. – A new poll of likely voters, commissioned by End Citizens United (ECU) and conducted by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner, shows a single digit contest in the Texas Senate election with Representative Beto O’Rourke trailing Senator Ted Cruz by just six points, 43 to 49 percent with eight percent undecided. Click here to read the full polling memo. “This […]

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VIDEO GAME: Erik “PAC Man” Paulsen Gobbles PAC Money

June 15, 2018

Paulsen has taken over $8.1 million from PACs during his time in Congress We love PAC-MAN. You love PAC-MAN. Congressman Erik Paulsen loves PAC…money. It’s no secret that Paulsen has a strong affinity for the special interests who fund his campaigns. In fact, over the course of his career, Congressman Paulsen has gobbled up $8.1 […]

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