End Citizens United Endorses Four Reform Candidates for Congress

September 26, 2018

End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed four reformers for Congress, all of whom are committed to reforming the broken campaign finance system. “These candidates are dedicated to stemming the flow of special interest money into elections that’s undermining our democracy,” said ECU President Tiffany Muller. “They believe that government must work for real people first […]

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Incumbents Raking In Corporate PAC Money

September 25, 2018

Check out these detailed numbers on incumbent corporate PAC contributions Republican incumbents in some of the most competitive House races in the country have raked in hundreds of thousands in corporate PAC money. As we previously posted in Special Interest 101: How to Calculate Corporate PAC Money, there’s not currently a public website that has […]

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ECU Praises Tester, Wyden CRA to Overturn IRS Dark Money Rule

September 25, 2018

End Citizens United Action Fund President Tiffany Muller released the following statement praising Senators Tester and Wyden for introducing a Congressional Review Act aimed at overturning the I.R.S’s ruling that eliminates disclosure requirements for political nonprofits: “The IRS’s decision to give mega-donors and Big Money special interests more secrecy with their political spending goes against […]

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NEW ECU Ad: Rep. Bishop is What’s Wrong with Washington

September 25, 2018

Bishop blocked Michiganders from suing drug companies, took tens of thousands from Big Pharma Elissa Slotkin rejects corporate PAC money and is making reform central to her campaign End Citizens United (ECU) today launched a new TV ad in Michigan exposing Rep. Mike Bishop’s history of taking campaign contributions from Big Pharma and voting to […]

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ECU Renews Call for Kavanaugh to Withdraw Nomination, Resign

September 24, 2018

End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller released the following statement renewing End Citizens United’s call on Judge Brett Kavanaugh to withdraw his nomination to the Supreme Court and resign as a circuit judge in response to a new sexual assault allegation: “This additional, credible sexual assault allegation shows a pattern of behavior by Judge Brett […]

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New TX-Sen Poll: O’Rourke Within Margin of Error

September 21, 2018

Poll shows O’Rourke trails Cruz by three points, 46-49 77 percent of Texans believe special interest money in Texas is a problem Washington, D.C. — A new poll of likely voters in Texas, commissioned by End Citizens United (ECU) and conducted by PPP, shows that Beto O’Rourke continues to close in on Senator Ted Cruz. […]

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McCaskill Announces Opposition to Kavanaugh, Cites Judge’s Position on Dark Money and Ability of Foreign Interests to Influence Elections

September 20, 2018

End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller released the following statement on Senator Claire McCaskill’s announcement that she will oppose Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination: “Judge Kavanaugh’s record indicates he would give mega-donors and secretive special interests even more undue influence over politicians and would oppose transparency in political spending, making it harder to keep foreign money […]

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FEC Should Quickly Enact Clear Rules on Dark Money Following SCOTUS Ruling

September 19, 2018

Following the Supreme Court’s ruling on Crossroads GPS v. CREW that requires disclosure for dark money, End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller released the following statement calling on the FEC to act quickly and clearly: “The Supreme Court’s ruling in Crossroads v. CREW was a triumphant moment that can lead to increased transparency and accountability in […]

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