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Arkansas Times: U.S. House votes to weaken consumer financial protections

June 9, 2017

By: Max Brantley The U.S. House voted Thursday to repeal much of the Dodd-Frank legislation that placed stricter rules on banks and empowered the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Democrats have the votes to block the legislation in the Senate. But Democrats aren’t letting the opportunity pass to note support for the legislation by Republicans, particularly U.S. Rep. French Hill, a […]

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End Citizens United Raises $1.25 Million For Jon Ossoff’s Campaign

June 9, 2017

ECU has raised nearly half a million for Ossoff since the primary election on April 18 By connecting grassroots donors with Ossoff’s campaign, ECU has helped shatter records in GA-06 ROSWELL, Ga. – End Citizens United (ECU) announced today that its network of grassroots members have raised $1.25 million in small-dollar donations, with an average […]

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Rep. Barr Sides With His Wall Street Donors Against Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

June 9, 2017

5,600 Kentuckians have sought help from CFPB, which has provided $12 billion in relief to 27 million Americans Washington, D.C. — Congressman Barr along with his Republican colleagues in the House yesterday voted 233 – 186 to gut the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the agency that protects American consumers from the predatory interests of big banks and […]

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Politico: Throwdown Thursday

June 8, 2017

By: Anna Palmer … Shana Glenzer has started as chief marketing officer at Crowdskout, a data management startup based in D.C. She previously was the CMO of MakeOffices, an Arlington-based co-working space. http://bit.ly/2rEfzm7… End Citizens United has hired Matt Burgess as EVP. He previously was the senior political strategist at Planned Parenthood during the 2016 cycle. … Clinton Blair is joining the […]

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Comey Hearing Reaffirms Need for Independent Commission

June 8, 2017

Congressionally Established Independent Commission is Necessary to Investigate Russia’s Influence on U.S. Elections, Possible Trump Campaign Collusion with Russian Agents End Citizens United President and Executive Director Tiffany Muller released the following statement on former FBI Director James Comey’s troubling allegation that he was fired because of the Russia investigation. “Former FBI Director James Comey’s […]

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End Citizens United Hires Matt Burgess as Executive Vice President

June 8, 2017

Washington, DC — End Citizens United (ECU) today announced the hiring of Matt Burgess as Executive Vice President. Matt will oversee ECU’s day-to-day operations and help guide the group as it expands its work electing champions of campaign finance reform to Congress. Prior to joining ECU, Matt was the senior political strategist at Planned Parenthood […]

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Following New Russia Revelations, ECU Launches National Campaign to Pressure Congress to Pass ‘Get Foreign Money Out of U.S. Elections’ Act

May 30, 2017

Introduced by Representative Raskin, the Bill Would Close Loopholes that Allow Foreign Money to Enter in Our Elections Washington, D.C. – Following the recent revelation in TIME that Russian agents bought ads on Facebook to disseminate propaganda to influence the 2016 election, End Citizens United (ECU) today launched a national campaign pressuring Democrats and Republicans […]

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Greg Gianforte Awarded Big Money Employee of the Month

May 22, 2017

Greg Gianforte might not have won his gubernatorial race, but he’s a winner over here at ECU and today was awarded the Big Money Employee of the Month. The award, given to those who’ve shown a steadfast commitment to keeping the rigged system in place and putting Big Money ahead of everyday Americans, is the […]

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