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ECU Praises Tester, Wyden CRA to Overturn IRS Dark Money Rule

September 25, 2018

End Citizens United Action Fund President Tiffany Muller released the following statement praising Senators Tester and Wyden for introducing a Congressional Review Act aimed at overturning the I.R.S’s ruling that eliminates disclosure requirements for political nonprofits: “The IRS’s decision to give mega-donors and Big Money special interests more secrecy with their political spending goes against […]

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NEW ECU Ad: Rep. Bishop is What’s Wrong with Washington

September 25, 2018

Bishop blocked Michiganders from suing drug companies, took tens of thousands from Big Pharma Elissa Slotkin rejects corporate PAC money and is making reform central to her campaign End Citizens United (ECU) today launched a new TV ad in Michigan exposing Rep. Mike Bishop’s history of taking campaign contributions from Big Pharma and voting to […]

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Heller’s Campaign Donors Tied Up in Lawsuits for Role in Opioid Crisis

September 24, 2018

Heller has taken $110,000 from PACs of drug manufacturers and distributors being sued across the country for their role in the nation’s opioid epidemic As the opioid epidemic continues to take its toll on Nevada families, Senator Dean Heller remains mum on the campaign contributions he’s taken from drug companies being sued for their roles […]

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ECU Renews Call for Kavanaugh to Withdraw Nomination, Resign

September 24, 2018

End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller released the following statement renewing End Citizens United’s call on Judge Brett Kavanaugh to withdraw his nomination to the Supreme Court and resign as a circuit judge in response to a new sexual assault allegation: “This additional, credible sexual assault allegation shows a pattern of behavior by Judge Brett […]

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New TX-Sen Poll: O’Rourke Within Margin of Error

September 21, 2018

Poll shows O’Rourke trails Cruz by three points, 46-49 77 percent of Texans believe special interest money in Texas is a problem Washington, D.C. — A new poll of likely voters in Texas, commissioned by End Citizens United (ECU) and conducted by PPP, shows that Beto O’Rourke continues to close in on Senator Ted Cruz. […]

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McCaskill Announces Opposition to Kavanaugh, Cites Judge’s Position on Dark Money and Ability of Foreign Interests to Influence Elections

September 20, 2018

End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller released the following statement on Senator Claire McCaskill’s announcement that she will oppose Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination: “Judge Kavanaugh’s record indicates he would give mega-donors and secretive special interests even more undue influence over politicians and would oppose transparency in political spending, making it harder to keep foreign money […]

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FEC Should Quickly Enact Clear Rules on Dark Money Following SCOTUS Ruling

September 19, 2018

Following the Supreme Court’s ruling on Crossroads GPS v. CREW that requires disclosure for dark money, End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller released the following statement calling on the FEC to act quickly and clearly: “The Supreme Court’s ruling in Crossroads v. CREW was a triumphant moment that can lead to increased transparency and accountability in […]

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Three Reform Candidates Earn End Citizens United’s Endorsement

September 19, 2018

End Citizens United (ECU) today backed Jessica Morse (CA-04), Joe Morelle (NY-25), and Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) for U.S. House. All three are committed to curbing the influence of Big Money in politics. “These candidates are running for Congress to give a voice to families in their districts. They’ll fight to unrig the system so […]

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End Citizens United Announces New Round of State-Level Reformers

September 14, 2018

ECU-affiliate, Fight for Reform, will connect local grassroots members with endorsed candidates running for state-level office End Citizens United (ECU) today announced it is endorsing nine reformers running for state-level office, including two governors and seven state legislative candidates in Arizona, all of whom are committed to fixing the broken campaign finance system. “While Washington […]

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End Citizens United Calls on Brett Kavanaugh to Withdraw His Nomination

September 14, 2018

End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller released the following statement calling on Judge Brett Kavanaugh to withdraw his nomination to the Supreme Court: “In light of the sexual assault allegations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, End Citizens United calls on Judge Kavanaugh to immediately withdraw his nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court and resign from his position […]

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