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Winchester Star: A portent developing in GA-6?

June 20, 2017

Georgia’s 6th Distrct is a sleepy collection of solidly Republican suburbs. It’s also the focus of the U.S. political world — or is that “whirl” — today. For it is here, in a district labeled “R+10” (meaning, a Republican starts off with a 10-point advantage). This is Tom Price Territory; Dr. Price won here routinely […]

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NBC: How a Referendum on Trump Became Most Expensive House Race Ever

June 19, 2017

By: Alex Seitz-Wald SANDY SPRINGS, Georgia — When he ran for president in 1976, Jimmy Carter raised about $33 million and made it to all the way to the White House. In the special congressional election Tuesday near Carter’s Atlanta home, the candidates and outside groups have already spent $40 million and counting. The race, which pits Democrat […]

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Progressive Groups: No Lifetime Appointments by President Under Investigation

June 16, 2017

Today, a group of progressive grassroots organizations including NARAL Pro-Choice America, End Citizens United, Every Voice, and UltraViolet called on the U.S. Senate to halt lifetime appointments following Donald Trump’s acknowledgement that he is under investigation for obstruction of justice. “As Donald Trump himself acknowledged this morning, he is now under a federal criminal investigation. Given the dark and […]

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National Journal: End Citizens United raised $1.25 million for Ossoff

June 12, 2017

By: Sam Schwarz and Kimberly Railey End Cit­izens United an­nounced that it has “raised $1.25 mil­lion in small-dol­lar dona­tions, with an av­er­age con­tri­bu­tion of $12 av­er­age” for former con­gres­sion­al staffer Jon Os­soff’s (D) cam­paign. (re­lease) SUR­ROG­ATE NEWS. Vice Pres­id­ent Mike Pence’s ap­pear­ance Fri­day with former Geor­gia Sec­ret­ary of State Kar­en Han­del (R) raised $250,000. (AP) Minor­ity Whip […]

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Arkansas Times: U.S. House votes to weaken consumer financial protections

June 9, 2017

By: Max Brantley The U.S. House voted Thursday to repeal much of the Dodd-Frank legislation that placed stricter rules on banks and empowered the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Democrats have the votes to block the legislation in the Senate. But Democrats aren’t letting the opportunity pass to note support for the legislation by Republicans, particularly U.S. Rep. French Hill, a […]

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End Citizens United Raises $1.25 Million For Jon Ossoff’s Campaign

June 9, 2017

ECU has raised nearly half a million for Ossoff since the primary election on April 18 By connecting grassroots donors with Ossoff’s campaign, ECU has helped shatter records in GA-06 ROSWELL, Ga. – End Citizens United (ECU) announced today that its network of grassroots members have raised $1.25 million in small-dollar donations, with an average […]

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Rep. Barr Sides With His Wall Street Donors Against Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

June 9, 2017

5,600 Kentuckians have sought help from CFPB, which has provided $12 billion in relief to 27 million Americans Washington, D.C. — Congressman Barr along with his Republican colleagues in the House yesterday voted 233 – 186 to gut the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the agency that protects American consumers from the predatory interests of big banks and […]

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Politico: Throwdown Thursday

June 8, 2017

By: Anna Palmer … Shana Glenzer has started as chief marketing officer at Crowdskout, a data management startup based in D.C. She previously was the CMO of MakeOffices, an Arlington-based co-working space. http://bit.ly/2rEfzm7… End Citizens United has hired Matt Burgess as EVP. He previously was the senior political strategist at Planned Parenthood during the 2016 cycle. … Clinton Blair is joining the […]

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