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124 No Corporate PAC Candidates Win Primaries

September 13, 2018

In total, over 200 candidates rejecting corporate PAC money ran this cycle The No Corporate PAC Movement:   With the last of the 2018 primaries in the book, 124 no corporate PAC candidates have won their primaries and advanced to the general election in November. ECU has urged Democratic candidates and members of Congress to […]

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Incumbents Rake In Corporate PAC Money

September 13, 2018

Check out these detailed numbers on incumbent corporate PAC contributions Republicans incumbents in some of the most competitive House races in the country have raked in hundreds of thousands in corporate PAC money. As we previously posted in Special Interest 101: How to Calculate Corporate PAC Money, there’s not currently a public website that has […]

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Mel Hall Unveils Reform Agenda

September 13, 2018

As faith in Washington hits an all-time low, Democratic candidates are making reform a flashpoint in their campaigns Series of scandals and corruption out of Washington affirm voters belief that we must clean up Congress now Mel Hall (IN-02) today unveiled a bold reform agenda aimed at ending the culture of corruption in Washington. The agenda […]

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In Major Policy Speech, House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer Says Government Reform Should Be Addressed in Opening Days of the Next Congress

September 12, 2018

Speech Hosted by ECU Action Fund at Union Station With fifty-five days until Election Day, End Citizens United Action Fund hosted House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer for a major policy speech on government reform. Joined by End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller and Rep. John Sarbanes, Chair of the Democracy Reform Task Force, Hoyer outlined […]

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NH-01: ECU Congratulates Chris Pappas on Primary Win

September 11, 2018

End Citizens United (ECU) President Tiffany Muller released the following statement on Chris Pappas’ win in the New Hampshire-01 primary: “ECU congratulates Chris Pappas on his primary win. Chris is making reform a central theme in his campaign because he understands that the flood of special interest money in politics is blocking reform on the […]

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End Citizens United Files New FEC Complaint Against Scott, Super PAC for Illegal Coordination, Excessive In-Kind Donations

September 10, 2018

New complaint calls for investigation into whether Scott accepted and New Republican Super PAC made illegal in-kind contributions by running ads to benefit Rick Scott’s campaign inside the 120 day period following Scott’s chairmanship of the Super PAC In April, ECU filed a complaint against Scott for coordinating with the New Republican Super PAC and […]

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End Citizens United Congratulates Tester on E-Filing Bill

September 10, 2018

Tester’s bill to shine a light on election spending with quicker public reports set to become law Bill would save taxpayers $900,000 annually Washington, D.C. — End Citizens United (ECU) today congratulated Senator Jon Tester, who is on the cusp of passing his Senate Campaign Disclosure Parity Act into law. The bill will require Senate candidates to […]

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NEW ECU Ad: Millions of Reasons Coffman’s Got to Go

September 6, 2018

Special interests and corporate PACs have spent $17 million to keep Coffman in Congress Jason Crow is making reform central to his campaign and rejects corporate PAC money End Citizens United (ECU) today launched a new TV ad in Colorado, exposing career politician Mike Coffman for being in the pocket of the special interests and […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Five Reformers for Congress

September 6, 2018

Washington, D.C. — End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed five reformers for Congress, all of whom are committed to curbing the corrosive influence of Big Money in politics. “The avalanche of special interest money in elections is undermining our democracy, and shutting everyday Americans out of the process,” said ECU President Tiffany Muller. “These candidates are advocating […]

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Ayanna Pressley Becomes Latest No Corporate PAC Candidate to Win Democratic Nomination

September 5, 2018

End Citizens United (ECU) President Tiffany Muller released the following statement on Ayanna Pressley’s win in the Massachusetts-07 primary: “Last night, Ayanna Pressley, an incredible champion of Massachusetts families, became the latest candidate rejecting corporate PAC money to win her primary and advance to the general election. So far this cycle, 116 no corporate PAC […]

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