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End Citizens United Announces First Endorsements for 2020 Cycle

March 20, 2019

Endorses 26 House Democrats who ran on reform and have kept their promises in office ECU is committed to raising and spending $10 million in small-dollar, grassroots donations for this group of candidates Washington, DC – End Citizens United (ECU) today announced its first round of endorsements for the 2020 election cycle. The endorsements include 26 […]

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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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End Citizens United Urges Inslee to Disavow Single-Candidate Super PAC

March 4, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. — End Citizens United (ECU) today sent a letter to Governor Jay Inslee urging him to disavow the single-candidate super PAC, Act On Climate Now. Inslee entered the race on Friday amidst reports that he may endorse the help of a candidate-specific super PAC. Inslee would be the first candidate in the 2020 Democratic primary […]

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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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Statement on House Administration Committee Hearing on the For the People Act

February 14, 2019

End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller released the following statement on today’s House Administration Committee hearing on H.R. 1, the For the People Act: “Americans are tired of having their concerns take a back seat to the interests of corporations and mega-donors. Today’s hearing laid out the case for transformative legislation that will restore the […]

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