National Journal: ECU Backs Luján Over Toulouse Oliver

May 22, 2019

By Drew Gerber End Citizens United endorsed Rep. Ben Ray Luján (D-03) for Senate on Tuesday, noting the Democrat’s role in pushing campaign finance reform in the House. Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver (D), also running for the Democratic nomination, has made campaign finance reform a key part of her campaign. However, a source […]

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Texas Tribune: End Citizens United endorses MJ Hegar against John Cornyn

May 22, 2019

By Patrick Svitek First in The Blast: The campaign finance group End Citizens United is backing Democrat MJ Hegar to challenge U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, giving her a second national endorsement as she faces a potentially competitive primary. “MJ Hegar knows that when politicians work for corporate special interests, the needs of Texas families are ignored,” the group’s president, Tiffany […]

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NPR: Democratic Presidential Hopefuls Compete To Spurn Establishment Cash

February 5, 2019

By Peter Overby As Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris and Kirsten Gillibrand jumped into the Democratic presidential nomination contest, they staked out the same position against corporate campaign cash. “The money in politics is corrupting. It controls everything,” Gillibrand told a gathering in Des Moines, Iowa, last month. “You’ve got to take on the whole system, and you have to […]

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Daily Hampshire Gazette: McGovern vows not to accept corporate money

February 4, 2019

By Luis Fieldman  … “On Saturday, U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern held a town hall event at the World War II Club to address the powerful influence that major corporations have on American politics – and pledged to no longer accept corporate donations. “During the forum, McGovern discussed the first major legislation introduced by the new […]

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CNN: House Chair: Why I’m no longer accepting corporate PAC money

February 4, 2019

By Jim McGovern … “I will no longer take corporate PAC money for my campaign. It’s what the people of Massachusetts’ 2nd Congressional District want. And it’s the right thing to do. “I’m proud to join dozens of other members of Congress who have made this decision, including my Massachusetts colleagues Elizabeth Warren, Ayanna Pressley and Lori […]

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MassLive: US Rep. Jim McGovern swears off corporate PAC money

February 4, 2019

By Shannon Young “U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Worcester, pledged this week that he will no longer accept campaign contributions from corporate political action committees, arguing that special interests use such money and influence to try and “stack the deck for themselves.” Click here to read the full article. 

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CSPAN: Ethics & Campaign Finance

January 22, 2019

Less than a week after House Democrats introduced the For the People Act, the major reform legislation at the top of the Democratic agenda, End Citizens United hosted a forum with four newly-elected members of Congress to discuss the mandate to pass the bill. Joined by ECU President Tiffany Muller and Cook Political Report’s Amy […]

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