End Citizens United Applauds Ben Ray Luján For Refusing Corporate PAC Money in Senate Race

May 10, 2019

End Citizens United (ECU) President Tiffany Muller released the below statement on Ben Ray Luján’s no corporate PAC announcement: “Representative Luján’s decision to refuse corporate PAC money demonstrates his commitment to making our government work for people, not special interests. By rejecting corporate PAC money, he’s showing New Mexico families that his priorities are their […]

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End Citizens United and Campaign Legal Center File FEC Complaint Against Trump Campaign for Illegally Soliciting Contributions for “Independent” Super PAC

May 9, 2019

WASHINGTON – Today, End Citizens United (ECU) and Campaign Legal Center (CLC) filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) against President Trump’s campaign for issuing an official statement Tuesday that seemingly solicited unlimited contributions to a pro-Trump super PAC, America First Action. Candidates or their campaigns may only solicit contributions for super PACs within […]

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A Not-So-Happy Anniversary: McSally Rigs the System For Personal Gain

May 8, 2019

McSally has a long history of violating FEC rules One year ago, End Citizens United (ECU) filed a complaint with the Federal Elections Committee (FEC) against then-Congresswoman Martha McSally. After announcing her campaign for Arizona Senate in January 2018, McSally funneled money into two campaign accounts and transferred nearly $1 million from an active House […]

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Corporate Shill David Young Wants His Job Back

May 7, 2019

Yesterday, ex-congressman and corporate shill David Young announced that he wants his old job back. Given that David Young has accepted $1.1 million from corporate PACs over the course of his political career, Iowans can assume it’s not so he can go to Washington to fight for the priorities of Iowa families. End Citizens United […]

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Single-Candidate Super PAC Follows Cue From Biden, Shuts Down

May 7, 2019

Following Vice President Joe Biden’s rejection of help from “G Street”, a single-candidate super PAC that was formed to support his candidacy, the super PAC shut down just two weeks after its launch. “When candidates speak out and reject single-candidate super PACs, the support for those groups dries up and the influence of big money in […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Ann Ravel For California State Senate

May 2, 2019

Ravel is refusing money from Big Tobacco, Big Oil, Big Banks, and Big Pharma End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed former Federal Election Commission (FEC) chair Ann Ravel for California’s 15th Senate District, the organization’s first endorsement for state-level office in the 2019-2020 cycle. A champion of ethical and transparent government, Ravel is refusing contributions […]

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End Citizens United Applauds Gillibrand’s “Clean Elections” Reform Plan

May 1, 2019

End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller released the following statement praising Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand for introducing a sweeping “Clean Elections” plan aimed at rooting out big money and empowering small-dollar donors: “Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s “Clean Elections” plan is a bold, innovative proposal that will encourage more people to participate in our democracy […]

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McSally Fills Campaign Coffers with Corporate PAC Money in Q1

April 26, 2019

Sen. McSally cashed $215,000 from corporate PACs Mark Kelly rejects corporate PAC money Just a few months into the Arizona Senate race and it’s already shaping up to be a battle between the grassroots and corporate special interests. In Q1 of 2019, Senator Martha McSally raked in $215,000 from corporate PACs––the second largest haul of corporate PAC […]

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No Corporate PAC Pledge Takes Colorado Democratic Primary by Storm

April 25, 2019

Sen. Gardner has taken nearly $3 million from corporate PACs and advanced their interests in the Senate In the Colorado Senate race, where Senator Cory Gardner is expected to face the toughest campaign of his career, at least five Senate challenger candidates are highlighting their commitment to reform by refusing to take corporate PAC money. […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Senator Jeff Merkley for Re-election

April 25, 2019

Merkley is refusing money from corporate PACs Merkley is a lead sponsor of the Senate For the People Act, a once-in-a-generation anti-corruption and reform package Washington, D.C. — End Citizens United (ECU) endorsed Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) for U.S. Senate. A champion of campaign finance reform, Merkley is refusing money from corporate PACs, one of nine Democratic Senators […]

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