Q3: Rodney Davis’ Votes Rake in Corporate PAC Checks at Illinois Families’ Expense

October 16, 2019

Davis, a Big Money 20 incumbent, has taken over $2.6 million from corporate PACs over the course of his political career and voted to benefit their bottom line ECU-endorsed IL-13 candidate Betsy Dirksen Londrigan is rejecting corporate PAC money Rep. Rodney Davis (IL-13) has built his career taking money from corporate special interests and megadonors. After cashing […]

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End Citizens United Action Fund Applauds U.S. House Administration Committee for Passing SHIELD Act

October 16, 2019

The SHIELD Act would help protect the integrity of our political system and restore the public’s faith in our elections End Citizens United Action Fund President Tiffany Muller released the following statement praising the U.S. House Administration Committee for marking up the SHIELD Act (H.R. 4617):  “The SHIELD Act is a vital piece of legislation that will […]

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No Corporate PAC Senate Challengers Have Impressive Third Quarter Fundraising Totals

October 16, 2019

All of the ECU-endorsed Senate challenger candidates raised over $1 million in the third fundraising quarter of 2019 while rejecting corporate PAC money ECU has raised nearly $600,000 for endorsed Senate challenger and open-seat candidates this cycle FEC filings show that all six ECU-endorsed Senate challenger and open-seat candidates raised more than $1 million in […]

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Q3: Incumbent Reformers Have Massive Fundraising Hauls

October 16, 2019

All 22 candidates are DCCC Frontline Members running for reelection in battleground districts FEC filings show that 22 ECU-endorsed candidates in battleground districts raised more than $400,000 in the third fundraising quarter of 2019. These reformers are cultivating grassroots support by rejecting corporate PAC money and building people-powered reelection campaigns. “These 22 reformers are rejecting corporate PAC […]

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End Citizens United Names Rep. Chip Roy To “Big Money 20”

October 16, 2019

Roy has taken over $110,000 from corporate PACs and lobbyists over the course of his career In 2018, 82% of “Big Money 20” targets were defeated or retired End Citizens United (ECU) today named Rep. Chip Roy (TX-21) to the Big Money 20, the group’s top incumbents to defeat in 2020. ECU’s Big Money 20 campaign […]

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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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