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End Citizens United Denounces Federal District Court Decision to Strike Down Montana Contribution Limits

May 18, 2016

For Immediate Release: May 18, 2016 Contact: press@endcitizensunited.org WASHINGTON — End Citizens United PAC today denounced a federal district court decision striking down voter-approved contribution limits in Montana. “Whenever we see a state loosen campaign finance laws, a flood of anonymous money follows,” said Tiffany Muller, Executive Director for End Citizens United. “By striking down voter-approved contribution limits in Montana, […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Jacky Rosen, Cory Simpson, Salud Carbajal, Raja Krishnamoorthi, Bryan Caforio and Bill Golderer for Congress

April 25, 2016

​For Immediate Release April 25, 2016 Contact: press@endcitizensunited.org WASHINGTON — Today, End Citizens United PAC officially endorsed Jacky Rosen (NV-03), Cory Simpson (WV-02), Salud Carbajal (CA-24), Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08), Bryan Caforio (CA-25) and Bill Golderer (PA-07) for Congress. End Citizens United is a grassroots-funded organization that is dedicated to electing members of Congress who will […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Bill Golderer for Congress in Pennsylvania’s Seventh District

April 22, 2016

​For Immediate Release April 22, 2016 Contact: press@endcitizensunited.org WASHINGTON — Today, End Citizens United (ECU) PAC officially endorsed Bill Golderer for Congress. End Citizens United is a grassroots-funded organization that is dedicated to electing members of Congress who will fight to overturn Citizens United and advocate for campaign finance reform to remove “dark money” from the political system. […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Catherine Cortez Masto and Conner Eldridge for the United States Senate

April 21, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 21, 2015 Contact: press@endcitizensunited.org WASHINGTON – End Citizens United PAC today officially endorsed Catherine Cortez Masto and Conner Eldridge for the United States Senate. End Citizens United is a grassroots-funded organization that is dedicated to electing members of Congress who will fight to overturn Citizens United and advocate for campaign finance reform […]

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ECU Applauds New FEC Scrutiny of Corporate Donations

April 5, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 5, 2016 Contact: press@endcitizensunited.org WASHINGTON — End Citizens United today applauded news that the Federal Election Commission may be increasing scrutiny for LLCs and other business entities used — and sometimes created — for the purpose of hiding the identity of contributors. The Washington Post reported yesterday that the “three Republican appointees […]

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NH1 News: End Citizens United launches new spot targeting Ayotte

March 30, 2016

By: Paul Steinhauser CONCORD – Another outside group is going up with a new TV commercial in New Hampshire’s blockbuster Senate race in the fight over President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nomination. End Citizens United Thursday will launch an ad that targets Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte over her refusal to consider the nomination of federal […]

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Associated Press: Rallies urge GOP Senators to back Supreme Court Vote

March 22, 2016

Rallies urge GOP senators to back Supreme Court vote By Julie Carr Smyth and Alan Fram “…With several recent polls showing majorities of the public want the Senate to consider Obama’s selection, Democrats say they believe Republicans will eventually reverse themselves or face enough election defeats in November to lose control of the chamber. …End […]

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End Citizens United files FEC complaint, profiled in Washington Post

March 22, 2016

More mystery corporate donations flow to presidential super PACs By Matea Gold “The latest batch of campaign finance reports filed Sunday with the Federal Election Commission reveal more money from opaque corporations flowing to to super PACs. As we reported last week, this election cycle has seen a proliferation of “ghost corporations” making major contributions to […]

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End Citizens United part of progressive coalition telling Senate Republicans to ‘Do Your Job’ on President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee

March 21, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, March 21, 2016 CONTACT: Brian Stewart, MoveOn.org |  press@moveon.org  |  319-936-3901 Josh Nelson, CREDO Action  | jnelson@credoaction.com  |  202-550-6175 TODAY: Progressive Coalition Holding More Than 50 Events Telling Senate Republicans to ‘Do Your Job’ and Commit to Voting on President Obama’s Supreme Court Nominee Fourth largest social media Thunderclap in history – supported by high-profile accounts […]

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End Citizens United investigation featured on front page of Washington Post

March 21, 2016

End Citizens United’s investigation into secret shell companies making political contributions landed on the front page of the Washington Post this weekend. How ‘ghost corporations’ are funding the 2016 election By Matea Gold and Anu Narayanswamy “…Many corporate givers this cycle are well-established hedge funds, energy companies and real estate firms. But a significant share […]

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