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End Citizens United Files FEC Complaint Against Rep. Balderson; NRCC

October 23, 2018

Balderson and NRCC attempt to cover an excessive in-kind donation via a “hybrid ad” End Citizens United (ECU) today filed a complaint with the Federal Elections Committee (FEC) against Rep. Troy Balderson and the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC). Balderson has taken an excessive in-kind contribution from the NRCC, which is funding an ad it is not […]

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New ECU Ad in NY-19: John Faso Gets the Checks, We Pay the Bills

October 23, 2018

End Citizens United (ECU) today launched a new TV ad in New York’s 19th congressional district highlighting Congressman John Faso’s record of corrupt pay to play politics.  Faso took thousands of dollars from the pharmaceutical and insurance industries and voted to gut protections for pre-existing and for an “age tax” that could raise premiums on […]

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ME-02: Golden Takes Six Point Lead in Latest Poll

October 22, 2018

Golden leads Poliquin 48-42   Washington, DC —  A new poll of likely voters, commissioned by End Citizens United (ECU) and conducted by Global Strategy Group, shows challenger Jared Golden taking the lead in ME-02 as voters sour on Representative Bruce Poliquin, 48-42 percent. Click here to see the polling memo. The poll finds that despite the […]

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NEW OH-12 Poll: O’Connor and Balderson in Statistical Tie; 46-48

October 22, 2018

Poll shows the race well within the margin of error with 6% of voters still undecided 52% of independents support O’Connor compared to 40% for Balderson  Washington, DC —  A poll of likely voters in OH-12 commissioned by End Citizens United (ECU) and conducted by Clarity Campaign Labs shows candidate Danny O’Connor polling within the margin […]

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The Oakland Press: ELECTION 2018: Elissa Slotkin Q&A

October 22, 2018

By: Mark Cavitt […] What’s on your mind? OP: What haven’t we asked about that is burning a hole in your pocket and that you just need to get out on the table? Slotkin: I think what has struck me is, from both sides of the aisle, people are just seeking a new generation of […]

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The Columbus Dispatch: Group complains Rep. Troy Balderson ad violated election law

October 22, 2018

By: Jack Torry An independent organization which has endorsed Democrat Danny O’Connor has complained the campaign of U.S. Rep. Troy Balderson and the National Republican Congressional Committee both violated federal law when they aired a TV commercial last week that was partly financed by the NRCC. The group, which calls itself “End Citizens United,” charged […]

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Burlington County Times: Donald Norcross: Protecting the American people, and growing New Jersey’s economy

October 19, 2018

By: Donald Norcross/Democrat Party As a father and grandfather, I’m focused on securing a better future for the next generation of Americans. I hope to earn your support to grow South Jersey’s economy by fighting for good jobs and higher wages, affordable educational opportunities, health care and retirement security, a strong nation and safe neighborhoods. […]

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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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