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Pod Save America Digs Into No Corporate PAC Trend

August 14, 2018

ICYMI – On today’s episode of Pod Save America, hosts Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor discuss the powerful political message candidates can send to voters by rejecting corporate PAC money and the important policy implications for getting corporate money out of politics. LISTEN at 23:50: Pod Save America – “The White Nationalist Variety Hour” [August 14, […]

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Four Reform Candidates Earn End Citizens United Endorsement

August 13, 2018

Washington, D.C. ‑ End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed four reformers running for the U.S. House, all of whom are dedicated to curbing the influence of Big Money in politics. The endorsed candidates are: Alyse Galvin (AK-AL) Diane Mitsch Bush (CO-03) Kathleen Williams (MT-AL) Jennifer Wexton (VA-10) “The flood of unlimited and unregulated money in our […]

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Op-ed: The Hill: Kavanaugh nomination a make or break moment to repeal Citizens United

August 9, 2018

Today, former Congressman Ron Barber, a member of ECU’s board of directors, and Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10) penned a joint op-ed looking at the disastrous impact Judge Kavanaugh could have on our democracy by allowing special interests to spend more money with less transparency and accountability in our elections. Op-ed: The Hill: Kavanaugh nomination a make […]

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Collins’ Indictment Spotlights Need for Reform

August 9, 2018

End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller released the following statement on Rep. Chris Collins’ insider trading indictment: “Chris Collins’ indictment underscores how comfortable politicians have become with a rigged system. Whether it’s insider trading or passing laws to benefit their big political donors at the expense of the American people, this culture of corruption has […]

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By The Numbers: August 7 Primaries

August 8, 2018

6 ECU-endorsed challengers won: Kansas: KS-02: Paul Davis Michigan: MI-07: Gretchen Driskell MI-08: Elissa Slotkin MI-13: Rashida Tlaib Missouri: MO-02: Cort VanOstran Washington: WA-05: Lisa Brown 7 challengers rejecting corporate PAC money won: Kansas: KS-04: James Thompson Michigan: MI-02: Rob Davidson MI-06: Matt Longjohn MI-08: Elissa Slotkin MI-13: Rashida Tlaib Missouri: MO-02: Cort VanOstran Washington: […]

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MO-02: End Citizens United Congratulates Cort VanOstran On Primary Win

August 7, 2018

End Citizens United (ECU) President Tiffany Muller released the following statement on Cort VanOstran’s win in the Missouri-02 primary: “Congratulations to Cort VanOstran on tonight’s win. Cort is committed to reforming the rigged system that’s leaving too many Missouri families behind. By rejecting corporate PAC money, Cort is proving to voters he will fight for their interests […]

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WA-05: End Citizens United Congratulates Lisa Brown On Primary Win

August 7, 2018

End Citizens United (ECU) President Tiffany Muller released the following statement on Lisa Brown’s win in the Washington-05 primary: “ECU congratulates Lisa Brown on tonight’s win. Washington families have rallied behind Lisa because she’s running a different kind of campaign — one that’s powered by the people and for the people. Lisa’s pledge to reject corporate PAC […]

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MI-08: End Citizens United Congratulates Elissa Slotkin On Primary Win

August 7, 2018

End Citizens United (ECU) President Tiffany Muller released the following statement on Elissa Slotkin’s win in the Michigan-08 primary: “Congratulations to Elissa Slotkin on tonight’s big win. Voters made a strong statement by nominating Elissa because they know she’ll make getting Big Money out of politics a priority and work to reform the system so it works […]

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MO-SEN: ECU Stands with McCaskill in Opposing Secret “Dark” Money in Politics; Will Hold Josh Hawley Accountable

August 7, 2018

End Citizens United (ECU) President Tiffany Muller released the following statement on the Missouri Senate primary results: “End Citizens United is proud to stand with Claire McCaskill in her re-election campaign. Claire continues to earn the trust of Missouri families because they know she’ll put their interests first, and she’s not afraid to stand up […]

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NEW Ad: Rosendale’s Unreasonable Deal for Montana

August 7, 2018

End Citizens United (ECU) has launched its latest TV ad in Montana, building on its previous ad exposing Matt Rosendale for rubber stamping a 23 percent hike in health insurance costs, calling them reasonable — and taking tens of thousands of dollars in campaign contributions from the insurance industry. The ad, titled “Paying,” is the […]

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