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End Citizens United Stands with Andy Kim Against Kate Gibbs

November 20, 2019

End Citizens United (ECU) President Tiffany Muller released the following statement after Kate Gibbs announced her candidacy in New Jersey’s third congressional district: “New Jerseyans want representation that can’t be bought and that’s exactly what they have in Rep. Andy Kim. Andy is a reformer who earned voters’ trust in 2018 by rejecting corporate PAC […]

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End Citizens United Action Fund Applauds Reps. Delgado, Rose for Introducing “Save Lives Act”

November 20, 2019

Bill would prevent opioid manufacturers from contributing or spending in federal elections End Citizens United Action Fund today applauded Congressmen Antonio Delgado (NY-19) and Max Rose (NY-11) for introducing the “Save Lives Act.” The bill is aimed at prohibiting political action committees (PACs) of companies that manufacture opioids from contributing or spending money in federal […]

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New Bipartisan Campaign Legal Center Poll: Corruption is Top Issue for Voters

November 19, 2019

Majority of voters see corruption in the political system as the most serious problem facing the country 83% of voters support disclosure of contributions to organizations engaged in politics A new bipartisan poll, conducted by Democratic (ALG Research) and Republican (GS Strategy Group) firms and commissioned by Campaign Legal Center (CLC), shows that a majority of […]

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Exclusive: 2 Democrats are introducing a bill to ban corporate PACs

November 15, 2019

By Ella Nilsen Two moderate House Democrats are introducing a bill aiming to root out corporate influence where it currently thrives: Washington, DC. On Friday, Reps. Max Rose (NY) and Josh Harder (CA) will introduce the “Ban Corporate PACs Act,” which would ban for-profit corporations from being allowed to sponsor, operate, or fund PACs. Vox […]

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NEW Poll: Iowans Reject Presidential Candidates with Super PACs

November 15, 2019

64% of Iowa Democratic caucus goers, including 44% of Biden supporters, say they’re less likely to support a candidate with a single-candidate super PAC Washington, DC — A new poll of Iowa Democratic caucus goers, commissioned by End Citizens United (ECU) and conducted by Public Policy Polling (PPP), shows that Democrats in Iowa are less likely […]

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Iowans’ Views On Super PACs Could Hurt Candidates Who Take Support

November 15, 2019

By Nikoel Hytrek In late October, former Vice President Joe Biden indicated he would no longer oppose super PAC money for his campaign, breaking ranks with the majority of the Democratic field. Rejecting money from corporate Political Action Committees has been one of the major campaign promises for candidates in 2020, and it has inspired a […]

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Democratic Presidential Candidates Thank End Citizens United’s Grassroots Members

November 14, 2019

End Citizens United (ECU) today released a video of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates thanking ECU’s grassroots members for their dedication to restoring our democracy. ECU and its four million members have played a central role in making anti-corruption and money in politics reform a top issue in the Democratic presidential primary. The group is helping […]

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End Citizens United Statement on Department of Justice Investigation into Spano Campaign Finance Violation

November 14, 2019

End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller released the following statement on the Department of Justice’s criminal investigation into Rep. Ross Spano’s (FL-15), a Big Money 20 incumbent, alleged campaign finance violations:  “It’s no surprise that Rep. Ross Spano is facing a criminal investigation from the Department of Justice for breaking campaign finance laws before he even took office. This […]

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Some Democrats see political system overhaul as winning 2020 issue

November 14, 2019

By Kate Ackley If Rep. Max Rose’s voters expected the freshman lawmaker from Staten Island, New York, to quiet down this election cycle about a major overhaul of the nation’s political system, they were mistaken. It was a centerpiece of the Democrat’s campaign-trail mantra in 2018. And now, as one of the most vulnerable incumbents in Congress, he’s […]

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