End Citizens United Launches Six-Figure Digital Ad Campaign Thanking Freshmen for Voting for the Historic “For The People Act”

March 8, 2019

Today, the House of Representatives passed the For The People Act (H.R. 1), a once-in-a-generation government reform bill that will restore the promise of our democracy. In October 2018, ECU organized a letter, signed by three-quarters of the incoming class, demanding reform be the first item on the agenda in the new Congress. Those freshmen members […]

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Open Coalition Letter To 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidates: No Single-Candidate Super PACs in 2020 Primary

March 8, 2019

The American people know that Washington is working for big-money special interests and not for them. They know that the money spent in politics shapes decisions in Washington and affects their own bottom lines. As groups representing millions of members across the country, we urge you to declare that you oppose single candidate super PACs […]

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End Citizens United Praises House Democrats for Passing Historic Reform Bill

March 8, 2019

Following through with campaign promises, House Democrats pass the For the People Act Reforms aimed at fixing our broken campaign finance system, strengthening ethics laws, and empowering voters WASHINGTON, D.C. — End Citizens United (ECU) today praised House Democrats for passing the For the People Act (H.R.1). The once-in-a-generation anti-corruption and reform bill, which was borne […]

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Statement on House Administration Committee Markup on the For The People Act

February 26, 2019

End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller released the following statement on today’s House Administration Committee markup on the For the People Act (H.R. 1): “Americans have had it with being cut out of the conversation while mega-donors and special interests pull the strings in Washington. Today’s House Administration Committee markup hearing is a major milestone […]

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Grassroots Donors, Reform Take Center Stage in 2020 Presidential Race

February 20, 2019

Just 24 hours after announcing his candidacy, Senator Bernie Sanders raised $6 million in small-dollar contributions, averaging $27 per donation. As the field of candidates continues to grow, small-dollar donors are proving once again, as they did in the 2018 midterms, that they will play a pivotal role in the election. With the first primaries a […]

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Rodney Davis’ Objection to H.R. 1 Influenced by Special Interests

February 14, 2019

House Democrats will hold their fourth hearing Thursday on H.R. 1, the For the People Act, in the Committee on House Administration. Even though 13 members of his Illinois delegation in the House have co-sponsored this anti-corruption and good government bill, Ranking Member Rodney Davis (R-IL) has already made clear he opposes it and will use Thursday’s hearing […]

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Mark Kelly Announces He Won’t Take Corporate PAC Money

February 12, 2019

In 2020 Senate battleground race, Kelly announces he won’t take a dime of corporate PAC money In conjunction with his Arizona Senate bid announcement, Mark Kelly pledges to refuse corporate PAC contributions. “By rejecting corporate PAC money, Mark Kelly is proving to Arizonans that he’s listening to them and that he’s accountable to people — […]

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