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These people will help overturn Citizens United

July 2, 2015

It’s hard to believe how big this organization has grown — more than 800,000 people dedicated to ending Citizens United. Thanks to our incredible supporters, we’re now in a position to start making waves by supporting candidates who are champions of campaign finance reform: All these candidates have filled out the official End Citizens United […]

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Our first endorsement!

June 26, 2015

End Citizens United PAC is excited to announce our first endorsement: To be honest, this was a bit of a no brainer. Here’s just a few reasons Russ was a clear choice: — Russ has always been a leading voice against unrestrained money in elections. He’s perhaps best known as one of the lead co-sponsors […]

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End Citizens United: A Progress Report

June 22, 2015

How strong is the grassroots movement to end Citizens United? End Citizens United PAC launched just 3 months ago — a brand new organization funded by grassroots donors. The outpouring of support in that time has been stunning: — 243,839 people have signed on as citizen Co-Sponsors for the Constitutional Amendment to overturn Citizens United. […]

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Kick Koch off the Board!

June 16, 2015

This week, End Citizens United joined several organizations to fight yet another instance of the Koch brothers squandering public institutions for personal gain. The Koch brothers and their companies have spent millions of dollars misleading the public about the science of climate change. Yet, after making a massive contribution to the Smithsonian Museum of Natural […]

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Washington Post: “How Jeb Bush made a mockery of ‘exploring’ a presidential campaign”

June 7, 2015

Check out this article in The Washington Post about Jeb Bush’s Super PAC strategy — and how it “makes a mockery” of campaign finance regulations. “How Jeb Bush made a mockery of ‘exploring’ a presidential campaign” By Chris Cillizza June 4 Finally, after months and months of hand-wringing, fingernail-chewing and nervous pacing, the world will know June […]

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Sanders and Clinton tackle Citizens United

May 27, 2015

This month, presidential hopeful and senator Bernie Sanders made the pledge to only appoint Supreme Court justices who support overturning Citizens United: And now, Hillary Clinton is following suit: This is exactly the leadership we need. As the top tier candidates for the Democratic nominee, Sanders and Clinton show great fortitude in the fight for […]

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Fight for donor disclosure — tell Congress to pass the K.O.C.H. Act!

May 13, 2015

Here are the names of some real groups that attacked President Obama in 2012: “RESTORE OUR FUTURE” “AMERICAN CROSSROADS” “CLUB FOR GROWTH” “AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY” “FREEDOM WORKS” They sound innocuous enough. But they’re actually right-wing front-groups for the likes of Karl Rove and the Koch Brothers. Voters deserve to know who’s behind the deceptive ads […]

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Bernie is in!

May 2, 2015

It’s official — Senator Bernie Sanders is running for president! If you’re a supporter of meaningful campaign finance reform, you’re in luck. Senator Sanders has long been a vocal critic of the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United. On day one, Sanders predicted the disastrous effects of this case: This ruling will “give control of […]

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