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ECU Applauds Sen. Tester’s Introduction of “Spotlight Act”

July 24, 2018

“Spotlight Act” would overturn Treasury Department’s recent dark money rule change Following the introduction of Sen. Jon Tester’s “Spotlight Act” which would overturn the controversial Treasury rule change that makes it virtually impossible to see how dark money groups are funded, End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller released the below statement: “Senator Tester understands what […]

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OH-12 Countdown: Counting Up Balderson’s Corporate PAC Money

July 24, 2018

Balderson cashes in $120,900 from corporate PACs, his opponent, O’Connor, rejects corporate PAC money With two weeks until the special election in Ohio’s 12th Congressional district, the race is shaping up to be a battle between the grassroots and corporate special interests. While End Citizens United endorsed candidate Danny O’Connor is rejecting corporate PAC money, his […]

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Four Reformers Rejecting Corporate PAC Money Earn End Citizens United Endorsement

July 24, 2018

Washington, D.C. — End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed four progressive reformers running for U.S. House, all of whom are rejecting corporate PAC money. The endorsed candidates are: Doug Chin (HI-01), Rashida Tlaib (MI-13), Ilhan Omar (MN-05), and Joe Radinovich (MN-08). “Americans know special interests are drowning out their voices in Washington and they’re demanding reform,” said Tiffany Muller, President of […]

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End Citizens United Endorses North Dakota Anti-Corruption Amendment

July 23, 2018

North Dakota has ranked among the most corrupt states in the nation, according to the nonpartisan Center for Public Integrity End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed the North Dakota Anti-Corruption Amendment after Secretary of State Al Jaeger certified it for the November ballot. North Dakotans for Public Integrity, the nonpartisan group sponsoring the amendment, collected more […]

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Bozeman Daily Chronicle: Rosendale’s gimmick doesn’t pass smell test

July 20, 2018

Following ECU’s press conference call on Wednesday with Rep. Bryce Bennett demanding that Matt Rosendale return the campaign contributions he gained from his elaborate money laundering scheme, the Bozeman Daily Chronicle issued their own editorial slamming Rosendale for his “skullduggery” in skirting the law and calling on him to return the money. “Rosendale, who has thus far […]

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ECU Applauds Anti-Corruption Law in Alaska

July 20, 2018

End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller released the following statement on news that Alaska Governor Bill Walker signed HB44, a major anti-corruption measure, into law. End Citizens United and its members were a key partner in the fight to support the initiative that inspired the bill: “The signing of HB44 into law is a transformative […]

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End Citizens United Supports Calls for Investigation into NRA for Use of Shell Company for Illegal Coordination

July 18, 2018

Campaign finance watchdog group Campaign Legal Center has filed an FEC complaint regarding the illegal activity Brad Todd, the man at the center of the scandal, is main consultant to Missouri Senate candidate Josh Hawley Following Politico’s report that the National Rifle Association (NRA) may have violated federal law by using a shell company to illegally coordinate […]

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