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NBC Poll: Clinton Leads Trump By 10 Points

August 19, 2016

By Leigh Ann Caldwell A new national poll released Friday shows Hillary Clinton leading Donald Trump by ten points nationally. Clinton is ahead of Trump 50 percent to 40 percent in a head-to-head match-up, according to a poll commissioned by End Citizens United, a liberal-leaning public interest group working to rid large money from politics. […]

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ECU Calls on Ayotte to Quit Protecting Special Influence for Her Special Interest Allies

August 18, 2016

For Immediate Release Thursday, August 18, 2016 Contact: Adam Bozzi, adam@endcitizensunited.org  Campaign finance reform group End Citizens United is calling on Senator Kelly Ayotte to drop her opposition to a series of reforms that would limit the outsized influence that a handful of billionaires and corporate special interests have over our elections and government.  They […]

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With New Campaign Leaders, Trump Further Immerses Himself into Pool of Special Interests, Super PACs, and Dark Money

August 18, 2016

For Immediate Release Wednesday, August 17, 2016 Contact: Adam Bozzi, adam@endcitizensunited.org With Steve Bannon and Kellyanne Conway now leading his campaign, Donald Trump further aligns himself with the secretive, big money interests trying to influence and overwhelm our elections.  Their ties to the billionaire Mercer family and to the group Citizens United put a handful […]

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Blunt message to Missouri: Senator Stands with Super PACs and Corporate Special Interests

August 16, 2016

For Immediate Release Tuesday, August 16, 2016 Contact: Adam Bozzi, adam@endcitizensunited.org After decades in Washington, Roy Blunt is too cozy with lobbyists and absent on reforms to give everyday Missourians a voice in our democracy End Citizens United Executive Director Tiffany Muller released the following statement in reaction to Senator Roy Blunt’s scheduled speech to Maverick PAC, […]

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New Ad: Joe Heck Supporters Pile on the Cash, Nevadans Pay the Price

August 16, 2016

For Immediate Release Date: Tuesday, August 16, 2016 Contact: Adam Bozzi, adam@endcitizensunited.org End Citizens United is launching a new ad in Nevada today holding Congressman Joe Heck accountable for siding with the special interests who fund his campaign, instead of fighting for middle class Nevadans. Congressman Heck has taken more than $285,000 from Big Oil […]

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Roll Call: End Citizens United Targets Ayotte and Heck in TV and Digital Ads

August 16, 2016

By Simone Pathé End Citizens United is launching two new ads Tuesday targeting New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte and Rep. Joe Heck, who is running for the Senate in Nevada. The Democratic PAC has endorsed the Senate bids of New Hampshire Democratic Gov. Maggie Hassan and former Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto. The ad attacking Ayotte, […]

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New Ad: “Getting Kelly Ayotte to side with us shouldn’t be this hard”

August 16, 2016

For Immediate Release Date: Tuesday, August 16, 2016 Contact: Adam Bozzi, adam@endcitizensunited.org End Citizens United is launching a new ad in New Hampshire today holding Senator Kelly Ayotte accountable for siding with the special interests who fund her campaign, instead of fighting for middle class New Hampshire families.  All of the people speaking in the […]

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Denver Post: Hacking isn’t the greatest Russian threat to U.S. elections (By Tiffany Muller)

August 12, 2016

Read End Citizens United Executive Director Tiffany Muller’s op-ed in the Denver Post. By Tiffany Muller August 11, 2016 Intelligence experts agree that all signs suggest the Russian government is using cybercrime to meddle with elections. American citizens should also be concerned that a much easier way for Russia to exert its influence already exists […]

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Politico: End Citizens United makes first House TV buy in Maine

August 9, 2016

By Theodoric Meyer End Citizens United PAC has reserved more than $200,000 in airtime backing Democrat Emily Cain in Maine, the first in a series of expected reservations backing Democratic House candidates who support campaign finance reform. The ads will run on broadcast and cable TV in Portland and Bangor between Aug. 23 and Aug. […]

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