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Dean Phillips: My Government Repair Plan

October 19, 2017

By Dean Phillips 10/18/2017 No matter what issue is most important to you, I believe the corrupting influence of money in politics is at the very core of congressional dysfunction. It is beyond time to reform our campaign finance system and take steps to repair our government. And while we ultimately may need a constitutional […]

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Statement from ECU President in Support of Honest Ads Act

October 19, 2017

End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller released the following statement in support of the Honest Ads Act introduced by Senators Amy Klobuchar, Mark Warner and John McCain.    “When foreign countries are permitted to funnel secret money to corrupt our democracy, Americans are left without a voice. We shouldn’t be complacent following Russia’s attempt to […]

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Dean Phillips Outlines Robust Plan to Unrig the System

October 18, 2017

In his first major policy speech, the candidate for MN-03 reveals plan to clean up campaign finance system Phillips, who pledged to reject money from PACs, federal lobbyists, and special interest groups, earned the endorsement of ECU in September   In his first major policy speech, End Citizens United (ECU) endorsed candidate Dean Phillips, from Minnesota’s […]

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Latino Victory Fund and End Citizens United Endorse Veronica Escobar for Congress

October 18, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Latino Victory Fund and End Citizens United today jointly endorsed former El Paso County Judge Veronica Escobar in her bid to represent Texas’ 16th Congressional district. If elected, Escobar would become the first Latina member of Congress from Texas. “Veronica Escobar is a proven leader and champion of El Paso’s working families. As county […]

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Marino Withdraws, Washington Still Rigged

October 17, 2017

End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller released the following statement on Rep. Tom Marino’s withdrawal from consideration as drug czar in the wake of his connections with the drug lobby. A recent Washington Post/60 Minutes investigation into the drug industry’s efforts to lobby Congress and undermine the DEA’s ability to fight back against opioid abuse centered around […]

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ECU Statement on Drug Industry’s Influence over Washington

October 17, 2017

End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller released the following statement on the Washington Post/60 Minutes investigation of the drug industry’s efforts to lobby Congressand undermine the DEA to weaken enforcement on opioid abuse. “This is Exhibit A of how unchecked special interest money in politics directly harms the American people. Big Pharma has spent more than […]

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Daily Kos: AZ-Sen

October 13, 2017

By: Daily Kos Elections AZ-Sen: End Citizens United announced their backing of Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema for next year’s Senate election in Arizona, adding to her support from the DSCC and other key Democratic-affiliated outside groups such as EMILY’s List. Sinema thus far faces no notable opponent in the Democratic primary. Read the original story […]

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Mic: Public election financing is working on the local level. What does that mean nationally?

October 12, 2017

By: Will Drabold THURSDAY’S DISPATCH: The quiet growth of campaigns to finance elections without “big money” Campaign finance is a key talking point for Jon Grant and Teresa Mosqueda. The two candidates running for Seattle’s at-large city council seat have each raised hundreds of thousands of dollars through “democracy vouchers.” The program, which went into effect earlier […]

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The Bridge profile: Tiffany Muller

October 12, 2017

Name: Tiffany Muller Current city: Washington, D.C. Current job: President of End Citizens United Past job: I started my career in Topeka, Kansas as an advocate for victims of domestic violence and later as a member of Topeka City Council. Since then, I’ve run a political research shop based in Florida, worked to elect LGBT candidates at Victory Fund, […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Kyrsten Sinema for U.S. Senate

October 12, 2017

PHOENIX, AZ — End Citizens United (ECU) today announced its endorsement of Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema for U.S. Senate in Arizona. Sinema is committed to bringing transparency and accountability to Washington, where special interests spend unlimited money, often in secret, to influence elections. “ECU is thrilled to endorse Kyrsten Sinema for U.S. Senate,” said Tiffany Muller, president of End […]

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