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End Citizens United Announces New Staff for 2020 Cycle

March 28, 2019

Today, End Citizens United (ECU) announced new staff hires ahead of the 2020 cycle. Maddie Beckenholdt will serve as Campaign Services Finance Manager. During the 2018 cycle, Maddie was the Deputy Finance Director for Amy McGrath for Congress and the Finance Director for Josh Butner for Congress. Prior to last cycle, she interned with California State […]

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ECU Praises Once-in-a-Generation Anti-Corruption and Reform Package

March 27, 2019

Washington D.C. — End Citizens United Action Fund today praised the introduction of the For the People Act in the Senate. The bill is a comprehensive set of anti-corruption, government and election reforms aimed at ending the dominance of big money in politics, ensuring officials are working in the public interest, and making it easier for […]

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End Citizens United Statement on Senator Udall’s Retirement

March 26, 2019

End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller released the following statement on Senator Tom Udall’s announcement that he will not seek re-election in 2020: “Senator Udall has been a leader in the fight against the special interests and dark money poisoning our democracy. He championed the Democracy for All amendment to overturn Citizens United and allow limits on […]

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McBath works for Georgia families, Handel works for her Corporate Donors

March 25, 2019

Today, career politician Karen Handel announced she is running for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District for the third time in two years. In her announcement video, she asks Georgians to “imagine if we had leaders in Washington who worked for us.” “Georgians were probably asking themselves that very question when they voted to elect Rep. Lucy […]

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End Citizens United Calls for Full Mueller Report to be Released

March 25, 2019

End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller released the following statement calling for Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s full report to be released: “Our elections are the bedrock of our democracy, and any degree of interference by a foreign power is a direct assault on the United States. Over the last two years, Mueller’s investigation revealed a […]

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End Citizens United Praises Chairwoman Velazquez for Refusing Corporate PAC Money

March 25, 2019

Velazquez is the third Chairperson of a Congressional Committee to forgo corporate PAC money With Velazquez’s announcement, 54 Democratic members of the 116th Congress are rejecting corporate PAC money End Citizens United (ECU) today praised Chairwoman Nydia Velazquez’s (D-NY) decision to turn down corporate PAC money. Velazquez is the third Chairperson of a Congressional Committee […]

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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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