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End Citizens United Endorses Four House Challengers

January 31, 2018

Washington, D.C. – End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed Josh Butner (CA-50), Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (FL-26), Max Rose (NY-11), and Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) for Congress. The candidates have committed to unrigging the system in Washington where politicians do the bidding of their mega-donors at the expense of their constituents. “The influence of unlimited and undisclosed money in politics is corrupting our democracy. Politicians […]

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End Citizens United Raises $100,000 for Conor Lamb in PA-18

January 30, 2018

ECU’s Grassroots Network Stands With Lamb to Fend Off Attacks from Secret and Corporate Funded Special Interests Lamb is refusing all corporate PAC money in his bid for Congress End Citizens United (ECU) today announced that its grassroots members have given $100,000 in small-dollar donations directly to Conor Lamb’s campaign since endorsing him a week […]

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Remember Dean Heller’s Friendship with Steve Wynn

January 26, 2018

Following this afternoon’s bombshell report by The Wall Street Journal which detailed casino mogul and GOP mega-donor Steve Wynn’s history of sexual misconduct, End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller released the following statement: “Throughout his political career, Senator Heller has touted and benefited from his friendship with Steve Wynn. In return, Heller has prioritized Steve Wynn’s agenda […]

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Toughened in Topeka, Tiffany Muller takes on Citizens United

January 24, 2018

By C.J. Janovy January 23, 2018 For “Trouble in Topeka,” the first chapter of No Place Like Home: Lessons in Activism from LGBT Kansas, I spent hours on the phone with Tiffany Muller, spoke with her fellow activists and teachers, and read newspaper stories about her. But I’d never met her in person. Muller left Kansas […]

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NEW POLL: Texas Senate Race Within Single Digits

January 24, 2018

Poll Also Finds Strong Support for Candidates Who Take Up the Mantle of Reform with 63% More Likely to Support a Candidate Who Refuses Corporate Money Washington, D.C. – A new poll commissioned by End Citizens United (ECU) and conducted by PPP shows a single digit contest in the U.S. Senate race in Texas with […]

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ECU Statement on Citizens United Anniversary

January 22, 2018

End Citizens United (ECU) President Tiffany Muller released the following statement on the eighth anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. FEC decision: “It’s fitting that the Trump Shutdown comes on the anniversary of the Citizens United decision. The overwhelming amount of money in politics is at the root of the dysfunction, partisanship, gridlock, […]

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Elissa Slotkin Announces No Corporate PAC Pledge

January 17, 2018

The candidate for MI-08 pledges to not take a dime of corporate PAC money while her opponent Representative Mike Bishop has accepted over $1.4 million from corporate PACs In a major campaign announcement today, Elissa Slotkin declared that she will not accept corporate PAC donations in her bid for Congress. Slotkin, who End Citizens United […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Conor Lamb in PA-18 Special Election

January 17, 2018

Lamb, a former federal prosecutor and marine, is rejecting all corporate PAC money Washington, DC — End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed Conor Lamb in Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional district for the special election on March 13. Coinciding with his endorsement, Lamb announced that he is taking a No Corporate PAC pledge, refusing all corporate PAC money in […]

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End Citizens United Announces $300,000 Ad Buy In Nevada, CO-06, and MN-03

January 16, 2018

Targets Heller, Coffman and Paulsen for Putting Interests of Mega-Donors Ahead of Constituents Part of Big Money 20 Campaign to Expose the Worst of Washington’s Rigged System Washington, D.C. –  End Citizens United today kicked off the next wave of its Big Money 20 campaign with the release of digital issue ads aimed at Senator Dean Heller (Nevada), […]

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End Citizens United Targets Heller in Six-Figure Ad Buy

January 16, 2018

New Digital Ads Highlight Heller’s Vote to Repeal Health Care After Pressure from McConnell, Mega-Donors Ad Buy is Part of “Big Money 20” Campaign to Expose the Worst of Washington’s Rigged System Washington, D.C. – End Citizens United (ECU) today kicked off the next wave of its Big Money 20 campaign with the release of issue ads aimed […]

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