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End Citizens United Announces New Slate of State and Local Endorsements

October 1, 2018

ECU’s affiliate, Fight for Reform, will connect local grassroots members with endorsed candidates running for state-level office End Citizens United (ECU) today announced its latest round of state-level endorsements for the 2018 cycle, including Richard Cordray for Governor of Ohio. “Public faith in state and local government is eroding because politicians have given Big Money […]

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End Citizens United Announces Latest Round of Endorsements

October 1, 2018

End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed Haley Stevens (MI-11), Nate McMurray (NY-27), and Linda Coleman (NC-02) for Congress. “The flood of unlimited, undisclosed money in politics is leaving too many families out of the conversation in Washington,” said ECU President Tiffany Muller. “These candidates are committed to unrigging the system in Washington and taking on the […]

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NEW CA-45 Poll: Porter Leads Walters

October 1, 2018

Poll shows Porter ahead 48%-47% Almost 60% of likely voters polled said the amount of money corporations and the wealthy spend on political campaigns affect them or their family Washington, DC — A new poll of likely voters, commissioned by End Citizens United (ECU) and conducted by GBA Strategies, shows a tight race in CA-45 between Katie […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Lori Trahan for Congress

September 28, 2018

End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed Lori Trahan in her run for the Massachusetts’ 3rd Congressional District. Trahan, who rejects corporate PAC money, is a strong advocate for meaningful campaign finance reform. “Lori Trahan’s decision to run a campaign free from corporate PACs shows that she understands voters’ concerns, and that she’s listening to them,” […]

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End Citizens United Backs Ayanna Pressley for Congress

September 28, 2018

End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed Ayanna Pressley for U.S. House in Massachusetts’ 7th Congressional District. A long-time champion for Massachusetts families, Pressley has refused to accept corporate PAC donations throughout her campaign, and is committed to fighting for meaningful campaign finance reform. “Ayanna Pressley understands that the undue influence of corporate special interests corrupts […]

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NEW VA-07 Poll: Spanberger Dead Even With Brat

September 26, 2018

Poll shows candidates tied at 47% each Brat’s favorable rating and job rating are below 50%, a warning for any incumbent Washington, DC — A new poll of likely voters, commissioned by End Citizens United (ECU) and conducted by Normington Petts, shows a neck-and-neck race in VA-07 between Abigail Spanberger and Rep. Dave Brat. The […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Four Reform Candidates for Congress

September 26, 2018

End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed four reformers for Congress, all of whom are committed to reforming the broken campaign finance system. “These candidates are dedicated to stemming the flow of special interest money into elections that’s undermining our democracy,” said ECU President Tiffany Muller. “They believe that government must work for real people first […]

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Incumbents Raking In Corporate PAC Money

September 25, 2018

Check out these detailed numbers on incumbent corporate PAC contributions Republican incumbents in some of the most competitive House races in the country have raked in hundreds of thousands in corporate PAC money. As we previously posted in Special Interest 101: How to Calculate Corporate PAC Money, there’s not currently a public website that has […]

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