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ICYMI: Nevada Independent: Democratic Group in New Ads Charges Heller Puts Donors Over Constituents

August 1, 2018

Key Points: “End Citizens United…has begun airing two new ads charging Sen. Dean Heller with voting to please his political donors rather than his constituents.” “One ad said that Heller has taken $220,000 from the pharmaceutical industry through the end of last month and cited his vote against legislation in 2007 that would have allowed the […]

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#FixDemocracyWeek: Joe Cunningham’s Bold Ethics Plan in SC-01

August 1, 2018

As part of the ‘Fix Democracy Week’ campaign led by Every Voice, End Citizens United (ECU) will be highlighting its endorsed candidates who have put forth a reform agenda aimed at curbing the influence of Big Money in politics. Today’s profile is of Joe Cunningham, candidate for South Carolina’s 1st Congressional District. Early in his campaign, Joe […]

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49 State-level Reformers Earn End Citizens United’s Endorsement

August 1, 2018

ECU-affiliate, Fight for Reform, to connect local grassroots members with endorsed candidates running for state-level office Washington, D.C. — End Citizens United (ECU) today announced it is endorsing 49 reformers running for state-level office, all of whom are committed to fixing the broken campaign finance system. The full list of endorsements includes: Arkansas: Gayatri Agnew- HD93 […]

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MI-08: Slotkin Unveils Reform Agenda to Curb the Influence of Unlimited Money in Politics

August 1, 2018

ECU joins Slotkin for reform-themed events across the district In a major policy announcement yesterday, Elissa Slotkin, candidate for Michigan’s 8th Congressional District, announced her plan to unrig the system in Washington. In an event with End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller, Slotkin discussed the need for accountability and transparency in Congress. “Wherever I travel […]

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NEW ECU ADS: Heller Gets the Cash, Nevadans Pay the Price

August 1, 2018

Heller has taken hundreds of thousands of dollars from Big Money special interests, lacks spine to stand up to mega-donors The TV ad will air statewide from August 1-August 17 End Citizens United (ECU) today launched two new TV ads in Nevada, exposing Senator Dean Heller for taking money from the pharmaceutical and payday loan industries, […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Six Reform Candidates for Congress

August 1, 2018

Washington, D.C. ‑ End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed six reformers running for the U.S. House, all of whom are dedicated to curbing the influence of Big Money in politics. All six challenger candidates have also taken the bold step of rejecting corporate PAC money in their campaigns. The endorsed candidates are: Dr. Hiral Tipirneni (AZ-08) […]

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ICYMI: Max Rose Announces Pledge to Reject Federal Lobbyist Money

July 31, 2018

“Once again, Max Rose is raising the bar. By rejecting money from federal lobbyists – in addition to corporate PACs – Max is proving he won’t be bought and sold by Big Money special interests,” said Tiffany Muller, president of End Citizens United. “While Max is taking bold action and showing real leadership for the people […]

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NEW POLL: Ohio-12 Special Election Neck and Neck

July 31, 2018

Washington, DC – A new poll of likely voters in Ohio’s 12th Congressional District, commissioned by End Citizens United (ECU) and conducted by PPP, shows a race within the margin of error in the special election. Democrat Danny O’Connor trails Republican Troy Balderson by four points, 48-44. Notably, among those who said they were certain to […]

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NEW ECU AD: Matt Rosendale’s Rosy Deal for Insurance Companies

July 31, 2018

Rosendale has taken tens of thousands of dollars from the insurance industry The TV ad will air statewide from July 31-September 3 End Citizens United (ECU) today launched a new TV ad in Montana, exposing Matt Rosendale for helping to stack the deck for his donors at the expense of Montanans. The ad, titled “Rosy,” is part […]

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TX-Senate: Cruz Reverts to Tall Tales after Q2 Loss

July 30, 2018

After being significantly outraised in Q2 by Beto O’Rourke, Senator Ted Cruz has reverted to making false claims about his opponent. Earlier today, Cruz made up a tall tale that O’Rourke is taking money from PACs. Unfortunately for Cruz, the facts aren’t on his side. According to the Federal Elections Commission (FEC), O’Rourke has received […]

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