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Congress Must Drain the Swamp, Not Clog the Drain

November 30, 2016

Nov. 29, 2016 Contact: Adam Bozzi, adam@endcitizensunited.org Lisa Gilbert, lgilbert@citizen.org, (551) 404-5200 Laura Epstein, media@pfaw.org, (202) 467-4999 David Rosen, drosen@citizen.org, (202) 588-7742 Nine Newly Elected Members of Congress Circulate Letter Backing Corporate Political Spending Disclosure and Clear Electioneering Guidelines for Non-Profits WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congress must take the shackles off of federal agencies trying to […]

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ECU Expands Ad Campaign in Wisconsin

November 3, 2016

For Immediate Release Thursday, November 3, 2016 Contact: Adam Bozzi, adam@endcitizensunited.org End Citizens United adds $750,000 to go on air in Green Bay and La Crosse, and online in Madison Total buy at $1.25 million to push back against Ron Johnson’s special interest allies End Citizens United (ECU) today expanded its ad campaign in Wisconsin […]

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ECU Responds to Last Minute, Dishonest Attacks Against Shea-Porter  

November 3, 2016

For Immediate Release Thursday, November 3, 2016 Contact: Adam Bozzi, adam@endcitizensunited.org End Citizens United Executive Director Tiffany Muller released the following statement in response to desperate, dishonest, last-minute attacks against Carol Shea-Porter, who is a leader in the fight for good government and campaign finance reforms. “Time and again, Carol Shea-Porter has stood up for […]

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One Nation Goes Dark(er)

October 28, 2016

One Nation, a Republican dark money “nonprofit” focused on Senate races, has spent nearly $30 million on TV ads since its reboot in May 2015 – all without disclosing its billionaire donors. Now, it has taken its abuse of our campaign finance system to new lows. CNN reported that the group has donated $11 million directly to the Senate […]

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NY-19: ECU Poll Finds Teachout Ahead 44-41

October 26, 2016

For Immediate Release Wednesday, October 26, 2016 Contact: Adam Bozzi adam@endcitizensunited.org   A poll of voters in New York’s 19th Congressional District commissioned by End Citizens United shows Zephyr Teachout with a three-point lead over John Faso, 44 percent to 41 percent. The poll, conducted by PPP, also shows Hillary Clinton tied with Donald Trump […]

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Telegraph Exposes Pro-Trump Super PAC Scheme to Illegally Raise Foreign Money

October 24, 2016

An investigation by Telegraph reporters has demonstrated that a pro-Donald Trump Super PAC attempted to launder illegal foreign donations through dark money nonprofits. The reporters, who posed as representatives of a Chinese donor, were promised by senior Super PAC staffers with close ties to Trump that the donor’s wishes would be “whispered in [Trump’s] ear whenever […]

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New ECU Ad: Catherine Cortez Masto – Standing for Opportunity

October 21, 2016

For Immediate Release Friday, October 21, 2016 Contact: Adam Bozzi, adam@endcitizensunited.org End Citizens United (ECU) today announced that it’s launching a new digital ad in Nevada. The ad, backed by $250,000, highlights Catherine Cortez Masto’s support for opportunity for all Nevadans. In the Senate, Cortez Masto will fight for immigration reform, which Congressman Joe Heck opposed and […]

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End Citizens United Statement on Tonight’s Presidential Debate

October 20, 2016

For Immediate Release Wednesday, October 19, 2016 Contact: Adam Bozzi, adam@endcitizensunited.org End Citizens United Executive Director Tiffany Muller released the following statement in reaction to the third and final presidential debate: “Once again, we saw the stark contrast between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.  In her first answer tonight, Hillary Clinton made clear that we need a Supreme Court that ‘stands on […]

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New ECU Wisconsin Senate Poll: Feingold Ahead by Six

October 19, 2016

For Immediate Release Wednesday, October 19, 2016 Contact: Adam Bozzi, adam@endcitizensunited.org A poll of Wisconsin voters conducted for End Citizens United by PPP shows Russ Feingold with a six-point lead over Ron Johnson in the race for U.S. Senate.  Feingold leads with 47 percent to Johnson’s 41 percent. In the presidential race, Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump […]

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