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FEC Complaint Exposes Judge Fagg’s Shadow Campaign

October 11, 2017

Federal candidates required to file campaign finance reports 15 days after testing phase Complaint highlights Fagg’s campaign activities for U.S. Senate could violate multiple campaign finance laws   End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller released the following statement after news that the American Democracy Legal Fund (ADLF) filed an FEC complaint against Judge Russell Fagg for operating […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Claire McCaskill for Re-election

October 5, 2017

A watchdog for Missouri, McCaskill has fought for transparency and accountability in Washington Voters believe the amount of money in politics affects the economy, prioritize reform as a top issue   St. Louis, MO — End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed Senator Claire McCaskill for re-election in Missouri. McCaskill has been a strong advocate for transparency […]

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NJ.com: MacArthur foe gets some outside help

October 2, 2017

By: The Auditor Andy Kim, the former Obama administration official seeking to oust Rep. Tom MacArthur, got some help from a group that wants to limit money in politics. The advocacy group, End Citizens United, is seeking to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court decision that relaxed limits on corporate and union campaign spending and paved the way for the […]

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Rep. McGovern and ECU Pres. Muller: As Mueller Probes Russian Facebook Ads, Our Elections are Vulnerable and Congress Does Nothing

September 29, 2017

By: Representative Jim McGovern (MA) and End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller It was only going to be a matter of time before we learned a Russian company with ties to the Kremlin bought political ads intended to sway the presidential election. Despite a ban on foreign spending in campaigns, our election laws, oversight, and enforcement […]

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Colorado Politics: Campaign finance reform group End Citizens United endorses Democratic congressional candidate Jason Crow

September 29, 2017

By: Ernest Luning End Citizens United, a group dedicated to overturning the decision that opened the floodgates to campaign cash, endorsed Democratic congressional candidate Jason Crow on Thursday. At the same time, Crow pledged he won’t accept corporate PAC money in his bid to unseat five-term Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman in the 6th Congressional District. […]

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Politico’s Morning Score: End Citizens United names ‘No Corporate PAC’ endorsements

September 29, 2017

By: Daniel Strauss GETTING THE NOD — End Citizens United names ‘No Corporate PAC’ endorsements: End Citizens United endorsed four Democratic House challengers who have pledged to not accept corporate PAC money. Jason Crow (CO-06), Dean Phillips (MN-03), Andy Kim (NJ-03) and Anthony Brindisi (NY-22) all got ECU’s backing, per a memo released Thursday. Read the […]

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Politico Pro: Cash-flush progressive groups expand 2018 priorities

September 28, 2017

By: Elena Schneider Small-dollar Democratic donors have flooded progressive groups in 2017 with more cash than they’ve ever had. Now, they’re figuring out exactly what to do with it in 2018. BOLD PAC, the political arm of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, didn’t crack $1 million raised in 2014 — but now officials predict spending anywhere […]

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