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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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NEW ECU Ad: The Rigged System and Dave Brat Are One and the Same

October 16, 2018

Brat took thousands from Big Pharma, voted against protecting seniors’ access to affordable prescriptions Abigail Spanberger rejects corporate PAC money and is making reform a top priority End Citizens United (ECU) today launched a new TV ad in Virginia exposing Congressman Dave Brat for taking money from the pharmaceutical industry and voting against protecting access […]

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NEW ECU Ad: Tom MacArthur’s Proudest Moment

October 16, 2018

MacArthur sold out constituents for campaign checks from insurance industry; authored amendment to gut protections for New Jerseyans with preexisting conditions Andy Kim rejects corporate PAC money End Citizens United (ECU) today launched a new TV ad in New Jersey focusing on the campaign contributions Congressman Tom MacArthur took from the insurance industry and the […]

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Wyandotte Daily: 3rd District candidate calls for reform of campaign finance system

October 15, 2018

By: Mary Rupert Democratic congressional candidate Sharice Davids called for reform of the nation’s campaign finance system at a forum held Saturday. She said special-interest campaign funding – millions of corporate dollars flowing into campaigns – should be limited. There were some populist themes throughout the meeting. […] Davids joined in the panel discussion Saturday […]

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