ICYMI: Max Rose Announces Pledge to Reject Federal Lobbyist Money

July 31, 2018

“Once again, Max Rose is raising the bar. By rejecting money from federal lobbyists – in addition to corporate PACs – Max is proving he won’t be bought and sold by Big Money special interests,” said Tiffany Muller, president of End Citizens United. “While Max is taking bold action and showing real leadership for the people […]

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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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Elko Daily Free Press: Letter: Congress needs to pass DISCLOSE Act

July 17, 2018

Yesterday, End Citizens United (ECU) President Tiffany Muller rebuked Thomas Mitchell’s latest column in the Elko Daily Free Press for his criticism of the DISCLOSE Act. In a letter to the editor, Muller touts the DISCLOSE Act as a critical step in advancing donor disclosure and restoring transparency in our elections. Elko Daily Free Press: Letter: Congress […]

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Daily Beast: GOP Senate Hopeful Cooks Books, Skirts Donation Limits

July 12, 2018

Matt Rosendale’s end-run around campaign finance laws is sketchy, slimy, and downright unethical. Maryland Matt’s flagrant attempt at skirting the rules stands in stark contrast to Montana’s proud tradition of good government, fair elections, and a commitment to transparency. Daily Beast: GOP Senate Hopeful Cooks Books, Skirts Donation Limits Lachlan Markay, Daily Beast 12 July 2018 […]

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City Pages: Jason Lewis Replaces Paul Ryan as Top 20 Most Purchasable Congressmen

July 3, 2018

City Pages today spotlighted Representative Jason Lewis’ penchant for taking special interest money and voting against his constituents’ interests. Lewis’ record of doing the bidding of his donors at the expense of Minnesotans earned him a spot on End Citizens United’s Big Money 20, a list that represents the worst of Washington’s rigged system. City Pages: Jason […]

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Daily Beast Poll Finds Money in Politics Top Concern for SCOTUS Nominee

July 3, 2018

According to a new Daily Beast/Ipsos poll, the role of money in politics is the number one concern for a majority of Americans as Trump considers his next Supreme Court nominee. The results echo last week’s bipartisan poll conducted by the George W. Bush Institute, the University of Pennsylvania’s Biden Center and Freedom House which found that […]

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20 in 20: Star Ledger Scathing Editorial on MacArthur

June 18, 2018

With just 20 weeks to go until Election Day, ECU will be spotlighting a different member of the Big Money 20 every week. This week, Congressman Tom MacArthur in New Jersey’s 3rd Congressional District is in the spotlight. We’ll dig into his record more this week, but a scathing opinion piece by the Star-Ledger Editorial Board on Friday did a […]

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USA TODAY: As more Dems reject corporate PAC money, a Texas Senate candidate’s PAC-free campaign pays off

June 18, 2018

Key Points: “An increasing number of Democratic congressional candidates are moving in that direction by rejecting donations from corporate PACs.” “More than 140 Democrats and two Republicans now campaigning for Congress have pledged to at least reject corporate PAC funding, and a handful of them have rejected all PAC money, like O’Rourke, according to a […]

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