End Citizens United Names Rep. Steve King To “Big Money 20”

October 15, 2019

King has taken nearly $600,000 in corporate PAC donations since 2007 In 2018, 82% of “Big Money 20” targets were defeated or retired End Citizens United (ECU) today named Rep. Steve King (IA-04) to the Big Money 20, the group’s top incumbents to defeat in 2020. ECU’s Big Money 20 campaign is focused on defeating incumbents […]

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End Citizens United Praises Elizabeth Warren’s Campaign Finance Reform Plan

October 15, 2019

Warren pledged to reject contributions from PACs, federal lobbyists, and refuses to attend high dollar fundraisers for her campaign  End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller released the following statement applauding Senator Elizabeth Warren’s “Getting Big Money Out of Politics” plan:  “Senator Elizabeth Warren has put ending Washington corruption at the center of her presidential bid. […]

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End Citizens United Names Rep. Fred Upton To “Big Money 20”

October 15, 2019

Upton has taken over $6.5 million in corporate PAC money in just the past 12 years of his 30 plus years in political office Having taken nearly $1 million in Big Pharma money, Upton has twice topped or nearly topped industry publication’s list of the most “pharma-friendly congress members” In 2018, 82% of “Big Money […]

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End Citizens United Applauds Vice President Biden’s Government Reform Plan

October 14, 2019

Biden has supported meaningful fixes to make government work for all Americans throughout his career End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller released the following statement praising Vice President Joe Biden’s “Plan To Guarantee Government Works For The People”:  “Vice President Joe Biden’s plan to restore faith in our democracy and make government work for the […]

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Rep. Rodney Davis Tries to Silence FEC Chairwoman Concerned About Illegal Conduct

October 11, 2019

Davis’ letter begs the question: Does Davis believe foreign interference in American elections is OK? Would he solicit foreign help to get re-elected? Davis voted against the For the People Act (H.R. 1), the most sweeping anti-corruption and ethics legislation since Watergate Rep. Rodney Davis (IL-13) wrote a letter attempting to silence Federal Election Commission […]

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End Citizens United Names Rep. Jim Hagedorn To “Big Money 20”

October 10, 2019

 Hagedorn has taken over $100,000 in corporate PAC money over the course of his political career In 2018, 82% of “Big Money 20” targets were defeated or retired End Citizens United (ECU) today named Rep. Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) to the Big Money 20, the group’s top incumbents to defeat in 2020. ECU’s Big Money 20 campaign […]

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32 VA Legislative Candidates Urge General Assembly To Prioritize Anti-Corruption and Democracy Reform

October 10, 2019

Candidates are calling for contribution limits, an end to partisan gerrymandering, and increasing government transparency A group of 32 Democratic Virginia legislative challenger candidates today sent a letter to the Commonwealth’s General Assembly calling for the passage of major democratic reforms if elected to the body. You can read the full text of the letter here. […]

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ECU Praises House Dems for Bill to Protect Elections from Foreign Interference

October 10, 2019

End Citizens United Action Fund President Tiffany Muller released the following statement on Chairperson Zoe Lofgren’s introduction of the SHIELD Act to protect our elections from foreign interference: “American elections should be decided by Americans, period. The SHIELD Act is critical to protecting the integrity of our political system and ensuring Americans have faith in […]

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