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End Citizens United Endorses Brendan Kelly for Congress

November 9, 2017

Kelly committed to ending the rigged system, enacting meaningful campaign finance reform End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed Brendan Kelly for Congress in Illinois’ 12th Congressional district. “Too many members of Congress, like Representative Mike Bost, are wearing earmuffs made of special interest money. They’re not listening to the people they were elected to represent,” said End Citizens […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Mikie Sherrill for Congress

November 9, 2017

Sherrill committed to ending the rigged system, enacting meaningful campaign finance reform WASHINGTON, D.C. — End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed Mikie Sherrill for Congress in New Jersey’s 11th Congressional district. “Too many members of Congress, like Representative Rodney Frelinghuysen, are wearing earmuffs made of special interest money. They’re not listening to the people they’re supposed […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Dan McCready for Congress

November 9, 2017

McCready committed to ending the rigged system, enacting meaningful campaign finance reform WASHINGTON, D.C. — End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed Dan McCready for Congress in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional district. “Too many members of Congress, like Representative Robert Pittenger, are wearing earmuffs made of special interest money. They’re not listening to the people they’re supposed […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Five House Challengers in Key Races

November 9, 2017

Endorsements come in districts where ECU’s message of reform can help win back the independent voter that Democrats have been losing   WASHINGTON, D.C. — End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed Ann Kirkpatrick (AZ-02), Brendan Kelly (IL-12), Elissa Slotkin (MI-08), Dan McCready (NC-09), and Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) for U.S. Congress. “Too many members of Congress are wearing earmuffs made of special interest […]

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ECU in VICE: Money in Politics is Corrupting American Democracy

November 8, 2017

By: End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller This is an opinion piece by Tiffany Muller, the president of End Citizens United, the largest campaign finance reform organization dedicated to unrigging the system and getting Big Money out of our elections. The news this month that members of Congress worked with the drug lobby to push […]

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Las Vegas Review-Journal: Group just wants to overturn U.S. Supreme Court decision on campaign finance

November 4, 2017

By: Tiffany Muller, President of End Citizens United Politicians are beholden to big-money special interests in today’s rigged system. We’re fighting for reform. Just about all of us agree that there’s too much money in our politics. Three-fourths of Americans, from both parties, believe corporate political donations lead to corruption. And nine out of 10 […]

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The Gazette: Abby Finkenauer lands two more endorsements in Iowa 1st District U.S. House race

November 2, 2017

By: James Q. Lynch CEDAR RAPIDS — State Rep. Abby Finkenauer has landed another labor union endorsement in her bid for the Democratic nomination in Iowa’s U.S. House 1st District race. The International Union of Operating Engineers Local 234, which represents members in 92 Iowa counties, including the entire 1st District, is supporting Finkenauer because “we […]

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ECU: Reject Johnson Amendment Repeal in Tax Reform

November 2, 2017

End Citizens United (ECU) President Tiffany Muller released the following statement in response to the provision in the Republican tax reform bill that would repeal the Johnson Amendment, a crucial law that prevents political mega-donors from using houses of worship like churches, synagogues, and mosques to funnel money into campaigns. Repealing the decades-old law would have severe […]

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Why is the GOP Forcing a Tax Plan that Hurts the Middle Class? It’s About Doing the Bidding for Their Big Money Donors

November 2, 2017

Washington, DC — Republicans today unveiled their secretive tax bill that would require middle class families to pay more to give tax cuts to the wealthiest Americans. Why would Republicans try to force through this partisan bill? Because they are in the pockets of their Big Money special interest donors. The people who would benefit from […]

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