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Florida Politics: FEC complaint charges Rick Scott with ‘soft money’ fundraising before Senate campaign launch

April 11, 2018

By: A.G. Gancarski Gov. Rick Scott, a newly-minted candidate for Senate, faces his first Federal Elections Commission complaint a day after his campaign launch. In comments Wednesday in Jacksonville, Scott disclaimed responsibility for the issue when we asked him if he had used the New Republican PAC, a federal Super PAC, to skirt campaign finance […]

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End Citizens United Statement on Speaker Ryan’s Retirement

April 11, 2018

Ryan is one of ECU’s Big Money 20 candidates who stacks the deck in favor of his mega-donors at the expense of his constituents ECU President Tiffany Muller released the below statement following the news that Speaker Paul Ryan (WI-01) will not seek re-election. “After years of putting Big Money special interests ahead of working […]

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End Citizens United Files FEC Complaint Against Gov. Rick Scott

April 10, 2018

In evading laws and manipulating the system, Scott was able to coordinate with the New Republican Super PAC and raise nearly $1.2 million from mega-donors ahead of announcing Senate run Following Monday’s announcement that Governor Rick Scott is running for U.S. Senate, End Citizens United (ECU) today filed a complaint with the Federal Elections Committee (FEC) against […]

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Salon: Arizona Republicans fight to protect dark-money donors from voters

April 5, 2018

By: Amanda Marcotte American cities have become increasingly liberal, while the Republican Party controls most state governments. In an effort to keep blue cities from passing local ordinances reflecting their values, Republicans legislators in state capitals have embraced pre-emption laws, preventing city governments from enacting all kinds of things: Protecting their residents from discrimination, for […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Dan Feehan for Congress in MN-01

April 4, 2018

Feehan joins growing list of ECU-endorsed candidates who refuse corporate PAC money Washington, DC — End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed Dan Feehan for Congress in Minnesota’s 1st Congressional District. Feehan is committed to reforming the rigged system, and supports bills including the DISCLOSE Act and Government By The People Act to increase transparency and accountability […]

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End Citizens United Endorses TJ Cox for Congress in CA-21

April 4, 2018

Cox joins growing list of ECU-endorsed candidates who refuse corporate PAC money Washington, DC — End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed TJ Cox for Congress in California’s 21st Congressional District. Cox is committed to reforming the rigged system, and supports bills including the DISCLOSE Act and Government By The People Act to increase transparency and accountability […]

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End Citizens United Endorses MJ Hegar for Congress in TX-31

April 4, 2018

Hegar joins growing list of ECU-endorsed candidates who refuse corporate PAC money Washington, DC — End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed MJ Hegar for Congress in Texas’ 31st Congressional District. Hegar is committed to reforming the rigged system, and supports bills including the DISCLOSE Act and Government By The People Act to increase transparency and […]

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