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End Citizens United Action Fund Statement on FEC Vacancies

August 26, 2019

End Citizens United Action Fund President Tiffany Muller released the following statement on the resignation of Federal Election Commission (FEC) Vice Chair Matt Peterson, which leaves three vacancies at the agency:  “We need a fully functioning FEC to uphold election laws and hold candidates and outside groups accountable. Without at least four commissioners, the FEC […]

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End Citizens United President Calls for the Passage of the For the People Act in Rhode Island and New Hampshire

August 22, 2019

The For the People Act passed the House in March and is once-in-a-generation anti-corruption, voting rights, and money in politics reform legislation Today, End Citizens United Action Fund President Tiffany Muller and Representative John Sarbanes traveled to Rhode Island and New Hampshire for a series of events calling on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to […]

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End Citizens United Statement on Jason Lewis’ Bid to Get Back to Working for Special Interests

August 22, 2019

End Citizens United (ECU) President Tiffany Muller released the following statement on news that ex-Congressman Jason Lewis announced a bid for Minnesota’s U.S. Senate seat: “Minnesotans voted Jason Lewis out of office last year because he went to Washington and worked for corporate special interest donors instead of his constituents. Lewis was one of Washington’s […]

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End Citizens United Endorses J.D. Scholten in IA-04

August 19, 2019

Scholten is rejecting corporate PAC money Washington, D.C. — End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed J.D. Scholten for Congress in Iowa’s fourth Congressional District. Scholten is highlighting his commitment to reform by running a grassroots-powered campaign and refusing corporate PAC money. He supports the For the People Act, a bold, sweeping anti corruption and ethics […]

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NC-09 Countdown: Counting Up Dan Bishop’s Corporate PAC Money

August 14, 2019

In his state and federal races, Bishop has taken almost $90,000 in corporate PAC money Dan McCready rejects all corporate PAC money With less than a month until the special election in NC-09, Dan Bishop continues to fill his campaign coffers with corporate PAC checks from special interests. Dan McCready on the other hand, has […]

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Senator Collins Voted to Protect Dark Money, Now Decries its Influence

August 14, 2019

Collins voted against the DISCLOSE Act, legislation that would shine a light on dark money After spending two decades in Washington and voting against major transparency legislation, Senator Susan Collins is now decrying the influence of groups that can spend unlimited, undisclosed money in politics, also known as “dark money” groups. In a Lewiston Sun […]

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End Citizens United Announces Booth at 2019 Iowa State Fair

August 7, 2019

ECU booth will highlight the disastrous effects of Citizens United and the need to unrig the system  At 2011 Iowa State Fair Mitt Romney famously declared, “Corporations are people, my friend” End Citizens United (ECU) announced it will have a booth at the 2019 Iowa State Fair that will highlight the disastrous effects of Citizens United and […]

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