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Politico: Morning Score

April 5, 2017

By: Elena Schneider Q1 FILINGS — Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp raised $1.6 million, has over $2 million on hand: It’s a first-quarter-of-the-off-year record in North Dakota (something you may be hearing a lot this year, as both parties’ fired-up bases attack records like ‘roided-up East German shot putters). Still: “The disclosure suggests Heitkamp, who will […]

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ECU Projects $35 Million Raise for 2018 Cycle

April 4, 2017

Campaign Finance Reform PAC Entirely Funded by Small-Dollar Donors Kicks-off Q1 with $4 Million Raised; $12 Average Contribution   End Citizens United (ECU) today announced that it will raise $35 million for the 2018 cycle, surpassing the $25 million it raised for the 2016 elections. As a political action committee entirely funded by low-dollar, grassroots […]

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ECU: Tester Sides with Montana Families in Opposition to Gorsuch

April 3, 2017

Cites Gorsuch’s extreme position on money in politics; ruling that corporations are people Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court has a record of putting corporations’ interests ahead of people   End Citizens United Executive Director Tiffany Muller released the following statement on Senator Jon Tester’s announcement that he will oppose Neil Gorsuch, Donald Trump’s nominee […]

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Daily Kos: ‘People’s Filibuster’ turns out in 14 cities to urge that nominee Neil Gorsuch be rejected

April 1, 2017

By: Meteor Blades Lauren McCauley at CommonDreams writes: “… Gorsuch has ‘refused to outright state his stance on critical Supreme Court decisions certain to face challenges in upcoming years, such as Roe v. Wade.” However, many are concerned about the ultra-conservative, dark money groups backing his confirmation and what that could mean for the balance of the U.S. […]

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Representatives Titus, Kihuen Rally with End Citizens United as Part of National Day of Action

April 1, 2017

LAS VEGAS, Nv – Today, Nevada Representatives Dina Titus (NV-1) and Ruben Kihuen (NV-4) joined with former Arizona Congressman Ron Barber (AZ-2) to rally with End Citizens United in Las Vegas in opposition to Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. The rally, part of the national day of action organized by The People’s Defense, comes […]

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The Hill: Shaun McCutcheon misstates his case for Judge Neil Gorsuch

March 31, 2017

By: Tiffany Muller  In his piece advocating for Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation to the Supreme Court this week, Shaun McCutcheon writes that the Supreme Court case named after him “empowers voters.” It’s a ridiculous, but unsurprising, claim. The decision was entirely about allowing a handful of big political donors to gain even more influence over our […]

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End Citizens United Hires Research Director, Press Secretary

March 30, 2017

Expands Research and Communications Team Ahead of 2018 Cycle   WASHINGTON, DC — End Citizens United (ECU) today announced the hiring of Dorothy Scheeline as research director and Anne Feldman as press secretary. Dorothy comes to ECU with an extensive background in political research as well as nonpartisan advocacy. Prior to joining ECU, Dorothy served as […]

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End Citizens United Raises Over $500,000 for Jon Ossoff

March 29, 2017

ECU’s grassroots network stands united with Ossoff to fend off attacks from mega-donors, corporate special interests   End Citizens United (ECU) today announced that its grassroots members have given over half of a million dollars in small-dollar donations (averaging $11 per contribution) directly to Jon Ossoff’s campaign.  ECU endorsed his candidacy earlier this month. “Georgia […]

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