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Daily Kos: VIDEO: 100+ House Challenger Candidates Put Congress on Notice

October 11, 2018

By: Tiffany Muller If there’s anything that unites all Americans right now it’s a belief that our government is broken and big money special interests are to blame. Voters intuitively understand that all of the money spent in politics affects every decision made in Washington, and more often than not, the wealthiest and most powerful end […]

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NEW IL-12 Poll: Brendan Kelly Erases Bost’s Lead

October 10, 2018

After ECU’s $600,000 ad campaign, Bost falls out of favor with voters, Kelly gains ground, 45-46 percent Washington, DC —  A new poll of likely voters, commissioned by End Citizens United (ECU) and conducted by Global Strategy Group, shows the IL-12 race in a statistical tie with Brendan Kelly trailing Rep. Mike Bost by one point, […]

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End Citizens United Files Ethics Complaint Against Dave Brat

October 10, 2018

Brat misused campaign funds and failed to disclose personal income – should be investigated by the Office of Congressional Ethics immediately End Citizens United (ECU) today filed a complaint with the House Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) against Congressman Dave Brat. The complaint states Brat violated the Federal Election Campaign Act, the Ethics in Government […]

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Madison County Courier: Brindisi joins 100-plus candidates calling for sweeping government, election reform

October 9, 2018

Brindisi joins more than 100 candidates calling for sweeping government and election reform in next Congress Anthony Brindisi joined more than 100 House challengers in calling on the House of Representatives to make a government and election reform bill the first item on the agenda for the next Congress in 2019. Key elements of the bill would […]

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NJ.com: The only way to get special-interest money out of politics: Your vote | Opinion

October 8, 2018

By: Tiffany Muller and Marie Henselder Kimmel In 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court made a disastrous decision in Citizens United v. the Federal Election Commission to allow corporations to pour vast amounts of money into the political system and it’s breaking the foundation of American democracy. We know the Constitution says “We the People,” but lately it seems […]

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