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USA Today: Democratic PAC End Citizens United names ‘Big Money 20’ targets for 2018

December 5, 2017

By: Jessica Estepa A Democratic political action committee dedicated to pushing big money out of politics unveiled Monday the 20 Republican members of Congress it will target in 2018. End Citizens United calls them the “Big Money 20,” a group of Republicans who the PAC says have favored special interests over their own constituents, whether through accepting […]

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Following Public Pressure, FEC Votes to Consider More Disclosure for Political Spending

November 16, 2017

FEC must enact stronger disclosure rules to prevent foreign entities from influencing elections ECU members submitted over 2,300 comments with the FEC calling for stronger disclosure requirements   WASHINGTON, DC — On the heels of a record number of comments submitted to the Federal Elections Commission (FEC) by End Citizens United (ECU) and nearly a dozen […]

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House Republicans Reward Mega-donors with Tax Bill

November 16, 2017

End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller released the following statement on the House bill cutting corporate taxes at the expense of middle class families. “House Republicans today took another step towards handing our democracy to their big donors. The GOP tax plan, which raises taxes on many middle and working class American families while lowering […]

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Rollback of Johnson Amendment in New Tax Bill is Cherry on Top for Mega-Donors

November 9, 2017

End Citizens United (ECU) President Tiffany Muller released the following statement on the updated Republican tax bill that would expand the Johnson Amendment rollback. The Brady amendment, introduced in the Ways and Means committee today, expands the rollback of the Johnson Amendment to all 501(c)(3) groups, now including charities in addition to houses of worship. […]

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With Record Number of Comments, Organizations and Lawmakers Call for FEC Action on Secret Funding of Online Campaign Ads

November 9, 2017

Disclaimer Rule Could Help Curtail Foreign Meddling in U.S. Elections   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Election Commission (FEC) should advance a rule requiring online political advertisements to display their sources of funding, a measure that could help curtail foreign meddling in U.S. elections, grassroots and good government groups said alongside lawmakers today at an event […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Elissa Slotkin for Congress

November 9, 2017

Slotkin committed to ending the rigged system, enacting meaningful campaign finance reform End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed Elissa Slotkin for Congress in Michigan’s 8th Congressional district. “Too many members of Congress, like Representative Mike Bishop, are wearing earmuffs made of special interest money. They’re not listening to the people they’re supposed to represent,” said […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Ann Kirkpatrick for Congress

November 9, 2017

Kirkpatrick committed to ending the rigged system, enacting meaningful campaign finance reform End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed Ann Kirkpatrick for Congress in Arizona’s 2nd Congressional district. “Too many members of Congress are wearing earmuffs made of special interest money. They’re not listening to the people they were elected to represent,” said End Citizens United […]

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