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ECU Action Fund Praises Bipartisan Bill to Increase Transparency and Accountability in Political Spending

December 13, 2018

End Citizens United Action Fund President Tiffany Muller praised Reps. Kathleen Rice (D-NY), Derek Kilmer (D-WA), and Mike Gallagher (R-WI) for introducing the Political Accountability and Transparency Act aimed at strengthening coordination rules between candidates and outside groups and requiring more transparency of who’s influencing our elections. “The Political Accountability and Transparency Act will address […]

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ECU Praises Tester and Wyden for Passing CRA Overturning IRS Dark Money Ruling in the Senate

December 12, 2018

The measure was approved by the Senate in a 50-49 vote End Citizens United Action Fund President Tiffany Muller congratulated Senators Jon Tester and Ron Wyden for passing their Congressional Review Act resolution aimed at overturning the IRS’s decision to allow dark money groups to further hide their donors from officials. “We applaud Senator Tester […]

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ECU Congratulates Newly Elected Democratic Leadership Team

November 29, 2018

End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller released the following statement congratulating the following members of Congress for being elected to leadership positions in the 116th Congress:               Rep. Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House               Rep. Steny Hoyer, House Majority Leader     […]

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ECU Applauds Rep. Pocan’s Decision to Reject Corporate PAC Money

November 29, 2018

With Pocan’s announcement, 49 members of the 116th Congress have made the pledge End Citizens United (ECU) praised Congressman Mark Pocan today for his decision to reject corporate PAC money. Pocan joins an unprecedented number of representatives entering the 116th Congress refusing the money. “Mark Pocan has spent his career standing up to special interests […]

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ECU Members Donate $250,000 to Sen. Nelson’s Recount Effort

November 15, 2018

Grassroots support to ensure all votes are counted surges as ECU members give over $250,000 to Sen. Nelson’s recount effort in the first week As the legal battle continues over the recount in Florida, grassroots support to make sure all votes are counted is pouring in from members of End Citizens United. The group’s grassroots members have […]

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ME-02: End Citizens United Congratulates Congressman-elect Jared Golden

November 15, 2018

End Citizens United had over a $300,000 impact in the race End Citizens United (ECU) President Tiffany Muller released the following statement on Jared Golden’s win in Maine-02: “Congratulations to Jared Golden on his big win. Mainers want a representative who can’t be bought, and that’s exactly what they got in Jared. He ran his campaign […]

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Six More No Corporate PAC Candidates Win

November 8, 2018

To date, 30 new House members have pledged to reject corporate PAC money 36 candidates endorsed by End Citizens United flipped a seat from Red to Blue   As results continue to come in, more no corporate PAC House challengers are racking up victories. Updated Count as of 11/8: There will be 42 members in Congress who will […]

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Roll Call: How the ‘No Corporate PAC’ Pledge Caught Fire

November 6, 2018

By: Simone Pathé and Bridget Bowman Andy Kim never expected to run for the House. Certainly not against the 19th wealthiest member of Congress. When he was first considering a bid for New Jersey’s 3rd District, the former national security official didn’t like the questions corporate political action committees wanted candidates to answer. Already troubled by money […]

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