Presidential Candidates Take “Reform First” Pledge to Make Anti-Corruption and Democracy Reform Legislation Their First Bill

July 29, 2019

Reform First will highlight 2020 candidates who have pledged to make anti-corruption and democracy reform their first bill if elected President Bennet, Bullock, Buttigieg, Gillibrand, Klobuchar, O’Rourke, and Warren are all committed to reform first End Citizens United (ECU) is launching the “Reform First” campaign, a first of its kind campaign highlighting the 2020 Democratic […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Sara Gideon for U.S. Senate

July 25, 2019

Gideon is working to fix the rigged system that Susan Collins helped create Collins, a “Big Money 20” target, has taken nearly $3 million from corporate PACs over the course of her political career Washington, D.C. — End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed Sara Gideon for U.S. Senate. Gideon, a proven reformer who has fought to get Big […]

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ICYMI: Rodney Davis Campaign Impersonates Journalist

July 25, 2019

An investigative report by WCIA News revealed last night that a professional political operative supporting Congressman Rodney Davis’ campaign impersonated a reporter and ambushed a press call last week with Betsy Dirksen Londrigan and End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller. Dirksen Londrigan is ECU-endorsed and is rejecting corporate PAC money. According to WCIA reporter Mark […]

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Mueller Testimony Underscores Senate Obstruction on H.R.1 and Election Security

July 24, 2019

For the People Act Would Address Mueller Report Findings Washington, D.C. –– Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony today underscores the need for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to stop stonewalling the For the People Act, the SAFE Act, and other election security legislation that would address many of the vulnerabilities highlighted in the special counsel’s […]

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End Citizens United Praises Mark Kelly for Commitment to Transparency

July 23, 2019

End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller released the following statement applauding Mark Kelly for pledging to be one of just a handful of Senators to publicly post his official Senate schedule if elected: “Mark Kelly’s announcement that he’ll post his official schedule if elected underscores his commitment to transparent and accountable leadership. From refusing corporate […]

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Unelected Sen. Martha McSally Fined $23,000 For Breaking Law

July 22, 2019

McSally, a member of the “Big Money 20,” has repeatedly broken campaign finance laws and failed to follow basic disclosure rules Sen. Martha McSally’s terrible campaign finance record is finally catching up to her. Last week, the FEC publicly disclosed a settlement in which the Arizona senator was fined $23,000 for breaking campaign finance laws during her 2014 election […]

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Q2: Old Habits Die Hard for Unelected Sen. Martha McSally

July 17, 2019

McSally, a “Big Money 20” target, has taken nearly $2 million from corporate special interest PACs over the course of her political career Mark Kelly raised over $4.2 million without a dime from corporate PACs Unelected Sen. Martha McSally has a bad habit of breaking FEC rules and gobbling up special interest corporate money. Last cycle, McSally […]

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Q2: Susan Collins Raises More Money from Corporate PACs than Mainers

July 16, 2019

Collins, a “Big Money 20” target, has taken nearly $3 million from corporate PACs over the course of her political career Collins only reported donations from 108 Mainers in Q2 Ahead of the toughest reelection campaign of her career, Senator Susan Collins is relying more on corporate special interests than Mainers. While Collins boasted about her $2 […]

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Sen. McConnell Gets More Money from Corporate PACs than Kentuckians

July 16, 2019

McConnell, a “Big Money 20” target, has taken $8 million from corporate PACs over the course of his long career McConnell reported donations from only 156 Kentuckians in Q2 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the best Senator big money can buy, received a whopping $321,825 from corporate PACs in the second quarter of 2019. Meanwhile, in his […]

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Twenty No Corporate PAC Freshmen Raised More than $500,000

July 16, 2019

According to the latest FEC reports, twenty freshman Democratic House candidates who are rejecting corporate PAC money and endorsed by End Citizens United (ECU) raised over $500,000 in the second quarter of 2019. “Conventional wisdom in Washington says candidates need corporate special interest money to win. The conventional wisdom is wrong,” said End Citizens United President […]

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