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End Citizens United Endorses Evan Bayh for Senate

September 23, 2016

For Immediate Release Friday, September 23, 2016 Contact: Adam Bozzi, adam@endcitizensunited.org End Citizens United (ECU) today announced that it has endorsed Evan Bayh for United States Senate. ECU is a grassroots-funded organization that is dedicated to electing members of Congress who, like Bayh, will fight to overturn Citizens United and to pass campaign finance reform […]

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NY-19: ECU to Launch Ad Campaign to Support Teachout

September 20, 2016

For Immediate Release Tuesday, September 20, 2016 Contact: Adam Bozzi, adam@endcitizensunited.org End Citizens United (ECU) today announced that it is launching a six figure ad campaign to support Zephyr Teachout’s bid for Congress in New York’s 19thcongressional district. ECU has endorsed Teachout, a leader in the fight to overturn the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision […]

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CREW’s Court Victory a Major Step Forward for Reform

September 19, 2016

Congratulations to Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), which just scored a major win in the fight to end the unlimited, secret money that is corrupting our elections (often called dark money). Since Citizens United and a series of similar Supreme Court decisions, a handful of billionaires and corporate special interests have used […]

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New NV Poll: Cortez Masto Leads Heck 49-47

September 16, 2016

For Immediate Release Friday, September 16, 2016 Contact: Adam Bozzi, adam@endcitizensunited.org A poll of Nevada voters conducted for End Citizens United by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research shows Catherine Cortez Masto with a two-point lead over Joe Heck in the race for U.S. Senate, 49 percent to 47 percent. Voters are responding to the message of […]

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Ad Hammers Blunt For Family Lobbying Ties

September 13, 2016

By: Eric Garcia A group dedicated to limiting the use of outside money in politics has dropped $770,000 on an ad in Missouri hitting Republican Sen. Roy Blunt for his family members being lobbyists. The commercial from End Citizens United PAC will air on broadcast and cable in St. Louis and Kansas City from Wednesday until Sept. 27. The ad […]

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End Citizens United PAC endorses Derrick

September 13, 2016

By: Maury Thompson End Citizens United, a Democratic political action committee advocating for a constitutional amendment to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court “Citizens United” campaign finance decision on Tuesday announced its endorsement of Democratic candidate Mike Derrick in the 21st Congressional District race. “After spending three decades protecting our national security in the Army and […]

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Ad Roundup: Another Democratic group starts spending in the Missouri Senate race

September 13, 2016

By: Jeff Singer MO-Sen: On Monday, the DSCC announced that they would spend $1 million here, making them the first major Democratic group to start spending in this race. Now, End Citizens United is joining them, and they’ve launched a $770,000 buy that will last until Sept. 27. Their spot contrasts Democrat Jason Kander’s decision to enlist in the military after 9/11 with […]

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New ECU Ad: Kander and Blunt, Two Different Kinds of Service

September 13, 2016

For Immediate Release Tuesday, September 13, 2016 Contact: Adam Bozzi, adam@endcitizensunited.org End Citizens United is launching a new ad in Missouri in support of Jason Kander, who enlisted in the Army after September 11th and deployed to Afghanistan as an intelligence officer. The ad also holds Senator Roy Blunt accountable for his career of looking […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Mike Derrick for Congress

September 13, 2016

For Immediate Release Tuesday, September 13, 2016 Contact: Adam Bozzi, adam@endcitizensunited.org End Citizens United has endorsed Mike Derrick for Congress. Derrick is running to represent New York’s 21st Congressional District. End Citizens United (ECU) is a grassroots-funded organization that is dedicated to electing members of Congress who, like Derrick, will fight to overturn Citizens United and to pass […]

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Trump’s Call for Reform Vanishes with Revelations of Citizens United, Bondi Payments

September 9, 2016

By: Tiffany Muller One of the bedrocks of Donald Trump’s early and surprising success as a candidate was his staunch scorn for our broken campaign finance system. Before revelations of his illegal $25,000 donation and fundraiser for Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi during her investigation of the Trump University scam, he admitted that he had […]

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