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NJ Spotlight: WHERE DO MACARTHUR, KIM STAND ON ISSUES THAT MATTER TO VOTERS IN 3RD DISTRICT?

October 19, 2018

By: Carly Sitrin NJ Spotlight readers in 3rd Congressional District list their priorities. The big items: campaign finance, healthcare, taxation When it comes to policy issues, the two major candidates vying for Congress in New Jersey’s 3rd district could not be more different. Republican incumbent Tom MacArthur has aligned himself closely with President Donald Trump […]

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The Hill: Small-dollar donations explode in the Trump era

October 19, 2018

By: Max Greenwood An explosion of small-dollar donations has become an increasingly powerful force in campaign politics, reflecting the sharp partisan divide under President Trump. On the Democratic side, liberal fury with Trump and the Republican-controlled Congress has been reflected in the form of millions of low-dollar donations to Democratic candidates in House and Senate races. […]

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End Citizens United Raises $7 Million Directly for Candidates in Small Dollar Contributions

October 19, 2018

ECU has raised $7 million directly for candidates, eclipsing the $600,000 it directly raised for candidates in the 2016 cycle End Citizens United (ECU) today announced that its members have raised $7 million in small-dollar donations directly for its endorsed candidates, eclipsing the $600,000 it raised for candidates in the 2016 cycle. As a traditional political […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Six Reform Candidates

October 18, 2018

End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed Sen. Chris Murphy for re-election, as well as five reform candidates for U.S. House. The endorsed House candidates are: Todd Litton (TX-02), Frank McNeill (NC-08), Tracy Mitrano (NY-23), Jeff Van Drew (NJ-02), and Kristen Carlson (FL-15). “These reformers understand that the flood of unlimited, undisclosed money silences American families,” said […]

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KPBS: Democrats Fighting For Congress Refuse Corporate Donors

October 17, 2018

By: Jill Castellano In San Diego’s most competitive races for Congress, the Democratic candidates are avoiding donations from corporations while outraising their Republican challengers. Democrats Ammar Campa-Najjar and Mike Levin are running in two of America’s most contested House races this November in districts that include parts of San Diego County. Both Democrats have refused […]

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CNN: Democrats still dominating the midterm airwaves

October 17, 2018

By: Aaron Kessler […] Where each party most active In terms of where each party and the super PACs supporting them were most prolific on the air during the newly released October week, Democrats by far most heavily targeted New Mexico’s 2nd District, which CNN rates as “Lean Republican,” and where their candidate Xochitl Torres […]

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New ECU $2.5 Million Ad Campaign Targets Five Competitive House Races

October 16, 2018

Targets Republican incumbents in CA-45, NJ-03, NY-11, TX-32 and VA-07 End Citizens United today announced its latest ad buy. It will spend nearly $2.5 million in five top House races. The breakdown of the ad buy is as followed: CA-45: $400,000 on digital and direct mail NJ-03: $658,000 on TV, radio, digital and direct mail NY-11: $200,000 on mail TX-32: $520,000 […]

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Huffington Post: Democrats In Key House Races Boast Massive Fundraising Advantage

October 16, 2018

By: Daniel Marans Democrats enjoy significant fundraising advantages in dozens of House contests that could determine control of the legislative chamber, according to new financial disclosure data. Democrats’ cash edge, shown in financial disclosures that had to be filed by Monday, is all the more notable because the vast majority of the party’s contenders are […]

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