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Shot/Chaser: Rick Saccone, The Dark Money Candidate

March 9, 2018

Shot: When a dark money group targeted Rick Saccone in a 2012 ad campaign, he complained “These people are dirty” and “I hate anonymous people…Just stand up for what you believe in.” Chaser: Over $5.4 million has been spent by groups backed by dark money to help Saccone. ender Support/Oppose Candidate Date Amount 45Committee Inc. […]

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Politics PA: Outside Money Pours into PA-18 Special Election

March 7, 2018

By:  Paul Engelkemier Despite the special election for the 18th Congressional district is for a district that will not exist in this year’s primary election, outside money has been pouring into the race on both sides to push for the win. Both parties view the special election as a chance to show momentum ahead of […]

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ECU Congratulates Garcia in TX-29

March 7, 2018

End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller released the following statement congratulating Sylvia Garcia on her victory in the Texas 29th primary: “Throughout her life, Sylvia has led by example and worked to create a community that gives every Texan the opportunity to succeed. She knows that we can’t have an America for all of us, […]

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ECU Congratulates Escobar in TX-16

March 6, 2018

End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller released the following statement congratulating Veronica Escobar on her victory in the Texas 23rd primary: “Congratulations to Veronica Escobar for her victory in Texas. Veronica is a committed reformer who has built her career standing up to injustice and fighting for El Paso families. Veronica knows what so many […]

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ECU Congratulates O’Rourke on Primary Win

March 6, 2018

End Citizens United (ECU) President Tiffany Muller released the following statement on Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s win in today’s primary: “Congratulations to Beto O’Rourke. There’s an unstoppable wave of energy taking hold to reform the rigged system in Washington. Beto is defying all odds and his commitment to rejecting all PAC and special interest money is […]

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End Citizens United Raises $200,000 for Conor Lamb’s Campaign

March 6, 2018

End Citizens United (ECU) announced today that its network of grassroots members have raised $200,000 in small-dollar donations, with an average contribution of $8.04, for Conor Lamb since endorsing him in January. “The difference between Conor and Representative Saccone is night and day. Conor has built a grassroots movement while Saccone has relied on the […]

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PA-18 Countdown: Saccone Doubles Down on Corporate PAC Donations

March 6, 2018

In just 52 days, Saccone doubled the amount of corporate PAC money he had received over the course of his career In the most recent filing, Lamb outraises Saccone by 7:1 margin among small-dollar donors With just seven days until Tuesday’s special election in PA-18, Saccone has doubled down on his cozy relationship with corporate […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Gary Trauner for U.S. Senate in Wyoming

March 1, 2018

Trauner joins growing list of ECU-endorsed candidates who refuse corporate PAC money End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed Gary Trauner for U.S. Senate in Wyoming. Trauner is rejecting all corporate PAC money in his campaign for Congress. His commitment is part of a growing trend – as an unprecedented number of candidates are rejecting corporate […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Liz Watson in IN-09

March 1, 2018

Watson joins growing list of ECU-endorsed candidates who refuse corporate PAC money End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed Liz Watson in Indiana’s 9th Congressional District. Watson is rejecting all corporate PAC money in her campaign for Congress. Her commitment is part of a growing trend – as an unprecedented number of candidates are rejecting corporate […]

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