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National Journal: End Citizens United Endorses O’Rourke

June 26, 2017

By: Kimberley Railey End Cit­izens United backed Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s (D-16) chal­lenge to Sen. Ted Cruz (R). “Our de­cision to en­dorse Beto was an easy one,” said Tiffany Muller, the PAC’s pres­id­ent and ex­ec­ut­ive dir­ect­or, in a writ­ten state­ment. “He stands as a pro­gress­ive cham­pi­on and the fu­ture of our party with a de­term­ined fo­cus […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Beto O’Rourke for U.S. Senate

June 26, 2017

Texas senate match-up pits a principled reformer in O’Rourke against one of Washington’s worst defenders of the rigged system EL PASO, Tx — End Citizens United (ECU) today announced it is endorsing Representative Beto O’Rourke for U.S. Senate in Texas. As one of the strongest and most principled advocates for getting Big Money out of […]

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Winchester Star: A portent developing in GA-6?

June 20, 2017

Georgia’s 6th Distrct is a sleepy collection of solidly Republican suburbs. It’s also the focus of the U.S. political world — or is that “whirl” — today. For it is here, in a district labeled “R+10” (meaning, a Republican starts off with a 10-point advantage). This is Tom Price Territory; Dr. Price won here routinely […]

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NBC: How a Referendum on Trump Became Most Expensive House Race Ever

June 19, 2017

By: Alex Seitz-Wald SANDY SPRINGS, Georgia — When he ran for president in 1976, Jimmy Carter raised about $33 million and made it to all the way to the White House. In the special congressional election Tuesday near Carter’s Atlanta home, the candidates and outside groups have already spent $40 million and counting. The race, which pits Democrat […]

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Progressive Groups: No Lifetime Appointments by President Under Investigation

June 16, 2017

Today, a group of progressive grassroots organizations including NARAL Pro-Choice America, End Citizens United, Every Voice, and UltraViolet called on the U.S. Senate to halt lifetime appointments following Donald Trump’s acknowledgement that he is under investigation for obstruction of justice. “As Donald Trump himself acknowledged this morning, he is now under a federal criminal investigation. Given the dark and […]

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National Journal: End Citizens United raised $1.25 million for Ossoff

June 12, 2017

By: Sam Schwarz and Kimberly Railey End Cit­izens United an­nounced that it has “raised $1.25 mil­lion in small-dol­lar dona­tions, with an av­er­age con­tri­bu­tion of $12 av­er­age” for former con­gres­sion­al staffer Jon Os­soff’s (D) cam­paign. (re­lease) SUR­ROG­ATE NEWS. Vice Pres­id­ent Mike Pence’s ap­pear­ance Fri­day with former Geor­gia Sec­ret­ary of State Kar­en Han­del (R) raised $250,000. (AP) Minor­ity Whip […]

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