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End Citizens United Endorses Rita Hart For IA-02

September 19, 2019

Hart supports the For the People Act (H.R. 1), a once-in-a-generation anti-corruption and reform package End Citizens United (ECU) endorsed today Rita Hart for Congress in Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District. A life-long Iowan, Hart has fought to put her community first in the Iowa State Senate and supports the For the People Act (H.R. 1), […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Carolyn Long For WA-03

September 18, 2019

Long is rejecting corporate PAC money In a traditionally red district, Long ran a competitive race in the 2018 midterm cycle End Citizens United (ECU) endorsed Carolyn Long for Congress in Washington’s 3rd Congressional District. Long is running a grassroots-powered campaign and is rejecting corporate PAC money. In 2018, ECU endorsed Long in a competitive […]

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Tillis trails Democratic Senate challenger by 2 points: poll

September 18, 2019

By Max Greenwood Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) is narrowly trailing his potential Democratic opponent Cal Cunningham in North Carolina’s closely watched Senate race, according to a new poll released first to The Hill on Wednesday. The poll, conducted by the left-leaning Public Policy Polling (PPP) and commissioned by the Democratic outside group End Citizens United, […]

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ECU Action Fund, Brady, Sen. Blumenthal, Rep. McBath Call For Democracy Reform To Help Pass Gun Safety Legislation

September 17, 2019

Today, End Citizens United (ECU) Action Fund and Brady hosted “Mission Critical: Reforming our Democracy to End Gun Violence” at the National Press Club. With keynote addresses from Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Representative Lucy McBath (D-GA), the event focused on how comprehensive anti-corruption and money in politics reform is critical to passing vital gun safety legislation. […]

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Warren and Trump Speeches Lay Out Competing Visions of Populism

September 17, 2019

By Alexander Burns Senator Elizabeth Warren stood beneath a marble arch in New York City, telling a crowd of thousands that she would lead a movement to purge the government of corruption. Not far from the site of a historic industrial disaster, Ms. Warren described Washington as utterly compromised by the influence of corporations and the […]

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End Citizens United Endorses 15 Reformers for Virginia Legislature

September 17, 2019

End Citizens United (ECU) announced its endorsement of 15 reformers for Virginia’s state legislature, all of whom are committed to fixing the Commonwealth’s broken campaign finance system. The list of endorsed candidates includes: Jennifer Woofter (HD-22), Joshua Cole (HD-28), Mavis Taintor (HD-33), Vivian Watts (HD-39), Morgan Goodman (HD-55), Tim Hickey (HD-59), Lindsey Dougherty (HD-62), Rodney […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Hiral Tipirneni For AZ-06

September 16, 2019

Tipirneni is taking on corruption by rejecting corporate PAC money  Rep. Schweikert, a Big Money 20 incumbent, is under investigation by the House Ethics Committee and has taken over $1.2 million from corporate PACs  In 2018, ECU raised nearly $200,000 in small-dollar donations for Tipirneni’s AZ-08 campaign  End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed Hiral Tipirneni for Congress […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Wendy Davis For TX-21

September 11, 2019

Davis is rejecting corporate PAC and lobbyist money Rep. Roy has taken over $100,000 from corporate PACs and lobbyists Washington, DC –– End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed Wendy Davis for Congress in Texas’ 21st congressional district. A committed advocate and public servant, Davis is building a grassroots-powered campaign by rejecting money from corporate PACs and […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Kathleen Williams for MT-AL

September 5, 2019

Williams is rejecting corporate PAC money A pragmatic leader, Williams will continue to lead Montana in its fight to root out dark money Washington, DC –– End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed Kathleen Williams for Montana’s at-large congressional district. A pragmatic reformer, Williams is running a grassroots-funded campaign and is refusing corporate PAC money. She supports […]

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