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Fix Democracy Week: Dean Phillips’ Robust Plan to Unrig the System

July 30, 2018

As part of the ‘Fix Democracy Week’ campaign led by Every Voice, End Citizens United (ECU) will be highlighting its endorsed candidates who have put forth a reform agenda aimed at curbing the influence of Big Money in politics. Today’s profile is of Dean Phillips, candidate for Minnesota’s 3rd Congressional District. In his first major policy speech of his […]

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OH-12: End Citizens United Raises $100,000 in Small-Dollar Donations for Danny O’Connor

July 26, 2018

End Citizens United (ECU) announced today that its network of grassroots members have contributed $100,000 in small-dollar donations, with an average donation of $8, directly to Danny O’Connor’s campaign in the special election for Ohio’s 12th Congressional District. “Danny’s commitment to putting people first — not corporate special interests — is galvanizing the grassroots,” said ECU […]

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End Citizens United Launches “ECU Action Fund”

July 25, 2018

ECU Action Fund will focus on grassroots advocacy to pressure Congress to pass reform legislation   End Citizens United (ECU) today announced its launch of ECU Action Fund, a new arm of the grassroots campaign finance reform group, dedicated to harnessing the power of its four million members to pressure Congress to pass campaign finance […]

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End Citizens United Praises CLEAN Politics Act

July 25, 2018

Companion bills introduced in Senate and House by Sen. Michael Bennet and Rep. John Sarbanes   End Citizens United (ECU) President Tiffany Muller released the following statement praising the Curtailing Lobbyists and Empowering Americans for a New (CLEAN) Politics Act of 2018 introduced today by Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Rep. John Sarbanes (D-MD): “If […]

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Rep. Dave Brat Secures Spot on Big Money 20

July 25, 2018

Big Money 20 members are top targets for End Citizens United in 2018 ECU has endorsed Abigail Spanberger, who is rejecting corporate PAC money; Brat has taken $180,000 from corporate PACs End Citizens United (ECU) today named Rep. Dave Brat as the latest member of its Big Money 20, a list of the group’s top targets […]

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NEW AD: End Citizens United Launches Ad Against Kavanaugh

July 25, 2018

The ad will air on national cable television from July 24 – July 30 End Citizens United (ECU) today announced that it launched a new national ad encouraging Americans to call their senators and tell them to reject Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court. The ad, titled “Hold,” spotlights the threat that Kavanaugh poses […]

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Senator Whitehouse Pledges to Reject Corporate PAC Money

July 25, 2018

Whitehouse’s commitment makes him the 7th sitting senator to reject corporate PAC money  ECU is leading efforts to encourage candidates and members to refuse corporate PAC money End Citizens United (ECU) praised Senator Sheldon Whitehouse today for his decision to reject corporate PAC money. Whitehouse is one of just seven sitting senators to take this […]

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GA-06: End Citizens United Congratulates Lucy McBath On Primary Win

July 24, 2018

End Citizens United (ECU) President Tiffany Muller released the following statement on Lucy McBath’s win in the Georgia-06 primary: “Congratulations to Lucy McBath on tonight’s big win. Lucy continues to earn the trust of Georgia families because of her commitment to reforming Washington’s rigged system. Lucy is running a campaign powered by people and will be a […]

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GA-07: End Citizens United Congratulates Carolyn Bourdeaux On Primary Win

July 24, 2018

End Citizens United (ECU) President Tiffany Muller released the following statement on Carolyn Bourdeaux’s win in the Georgia-07 primary: “Congratulations to Carolyn Bourdeaux on tonight’s win. Voters rallied behind Carolyn because they know she will stand up to special interests in Washington. She’s running for Congress to give Georgia families a real voice in Congress and she’s […]

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