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End Citizens United Endorses Carol Shea-Porter for Congress

December 2, 2015

WASHINGTON – Today, End Citizens United (ECU) PAC officially endorsed Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter for the U.S. House of Representatives in New Hampshire’s 1st Congressional District.  End Citizens United is a grassroots organization that is dedicated to electing members of Congress who will fight to overturn Citizens United and advocate for campaign finance reform. “Money in […]

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End Citizens United Launches First Web Video

November 17, 2015

WASHINGTON – Today, End Citizens United (ECU) PAC launched its first web video.  This video is the first installment in an aggressive public awareness campaign to make campaign finance reform a centerpiece of the 2016 election. The campaign engaged ECU’s grassroots supporters across the country – in Chicago, Seattle, Phoenix, Atlanta, and Kansas City – […]

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A Win for Campaign Finance Reform Advocates

November 4, 2015

A Win for Campaign Finance Reform Advocates Last night, supporters of campaign finance reform won two huge victories on opposite sides of the country. In Maine, Issue 1 passed with a strong 55% of the vote. Issue 1 will strengthen Maine’s visionary public financing system, which has been weakened since the advent of Citizens United. […]

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Billionaires and Blank Brick Walls

October 19, 2015

BILLIONAIRES AND BLANK BRICK WALLS by Marilee Jolin, columnist | South Seattle Emerald There was a distinct fall chill in the air and leaves flew all over the Rainier Avenue sidewalks, but the film crew and expectant participants were not deterred.  By 10am, this past Thursday, the parking lot of Rocket Crossfit on the corner […]

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National Journal: New, Well-Funded Campaign Finance PAC Targets House Battleground Seats

October 6, 2015

By: Kimberly Railey | October 4, 2015 A new cam­paign-fin­ance-re­form PAC with am­bi­tious spend­ing goals is adding six battle­ground House dis­tricts to its tar­get list. End Cit­izens United PAC is en­dors­ing Demo­crats Mi­chael Egg­man in Cali­for­nia, Josh Got­theimer in New Jer­sey, Mor­gan Car­roll in Col­or­ado, Mon­ica Ver­non in Iowa, Brad Schneider in Illinois, and Pete […]

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New Poll Shows Overwhelming Opposition to Citizens United

September 17, 2015

Democrats Lead in Battleground Senate Races WASHINGTON – Today, End Citizens United (ECU) PAC released new polling to show strong opposition to the Citizens United Supreme Court decision, allowing for unlimited and undisclosed contributions to influence elections. Most notably in the poll, voters were significantly less likely to support candidates who supported Citizens United. Opposition […]

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Tammy Duckworth Endorsed by End Citizens United PAC

September 16, 2015

WASHINGTON – Today, End Citizens United (ECU) PAC officially endorsed U.S. Representative Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) for the U.S. Senate in Illinois in 2016.  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” […]

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New York Times: Candidates Afloat on a Sluice of Money

September 14, 2015

New York Times: Candidates Afloat on a Sluice of Money EDITORIAL | September 12, 2015 When the Republican presidential candidates debate this week, it would help if voters could hear them offer detailed proposals for dealing with the 800-pound fat cat in the room — superrich donors who are making enormous, often untraceable contributions that […]

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