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Incumbents Raking In Corporate PAC Money

September 25, 2018

Check out these detailed numbers on incumbent corporate PAC contributions Republican incumbents in some of the most competitive House races in the country have raked in hundreds of thousands in corporate PAC money. As we previously posted in Special Interest 101: How to Calculate Corporate PAC Money, there’s not currently a public website that has […]

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ECU Praises Tester, Wyden CRA to Overturn IRS Dark Money Rule

September 25, 2018

End Citizens United Action Fund President Tiffany Muller released the following statement praising Senators Tester and Wyden for introducing a Congressional Review Act aimed at overturning the I.R.S’s ruling that eliminates disclosure requirements for political nonprofits: “The IRS’s decision to give mega-donors and Big Money special interests more secrecy with their political spending goes against […]

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NEW ECU Ad: Rep. Bishop is What’s Wrong with Washington

September 25, 2018

Bishop blocked Michiganders from suing drug companies, took tens of thousands from Big Pharma Elissa Slotkin rejects corporate PAC money and is making reform central to her campaign End Citizens United (ECU) today launched a new TV ad in Michigan exposing Rep. Mike Bishop’s history of taking campaign contributions from Big Pharma and voting to […]

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Heller’s Campaign Donors Tied Up in Lawsuits for Role in Opioid Crisis

September 24, 2018

Heller has taken $110,000 from PACs of drug manufacturers and distributors being sued across the country for their role in the nation’s opioid epidemic As the opioid epidemic continues to take its toll on Nevada families, Senator Dean Heller remains mum on the campaign contributions he’s taken from drug companies being sued for their roles […]

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Burlington County Times: Democrat Andy Kim takes campaign finance reform talk to Republican Tom MacArthur’s offices

September 24, 2018

By: David Levinsky EVESHAM — Democratic congressional candidate Andy Kim added some new promises to his campaign to reduce “big money” corporate influence in Washington on Monday, as he brought his battle for New Jersey’s 3rd District seat to his Republican opponent’s doorstep. Kim, who’s believed to be running neck and neck against Republican incumbent […]

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New Jersey Globe: Kim announces campaign finance platform

September 24, 2018

By: Nikita Biryukov Andy Kim on Monday announced a slate of campaign finance reforms he’ll seek if elected to fill the seat currently held by Rep. Tom MacArthur. Among the Kim’s proposals were ones to ban campaign contributions to legislators from industries that those legislators regulate, institute a statutory requirement for members of Congress to put […]

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ECU Renews Call for Kavanaugh to Withdraw Nomination, Resign

September 24, 2018

End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller released the following statement renewing End Citizens United’s call on Judge Brett Kavanaugh to withdraw his nomination to the Supreme Court and resign as a circuit judge in response to a new sexual assault allegation: “This additional, credible sexual assault allegation shows a pattern of behavior by Judge Brett […]

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