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ECU and LCV Praise Senate Democrats’ Hearing on the Intersection of Dark Money and Climate Action

October 29, 2019

End Citizens United Action Fund and League of Conservation Voters released the following statement on the Senate Democrats’ Special Committee on the Climate Crisis’ hearing, led by Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), on the intersection of dark money and climate action:  “To make real progress on climate change, we must shine a light on the corroding […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Dan Feehan For MN-01

October 29, 2019

A fifth-generation Minnesotan, Feehan is rejecting corporate PAC money End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed Dan Feehan for Congress in Minnesota’s First Congressional District. Feehan is building a people-powered campaign and is part of the growing movement of candidates to reject corporate PAC money. “Throughout his career as a soldier, a teacher, and as a […]

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ECU and CLC Call for Investigation of Trump Super PAC America First Action for Illegally Coordinating Spending Up to $6.6 Million with Three Federal Candidates

October 25, 2019

Today, Campaign Legal Center (CLC) and End Citizens United (ECU) filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission (FEC), alleging that during the 2018 election, President Trump’s “approved” super PAC, America First Action (AFA), made up to $6.6 million in illegally coordinated expenditures supporting Rep. Pete Sessions in Texas, and U.S. Senate candidates Josh Hawley in Missouri […]

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ECU Praises House Democrats for Passing SHIELD Act and Protecting National Security

October 23, 2019

SHIELD Act cracks down on foreign interference in U.S. elections End Citizens United Action Fund President Tiffany Muller released the following statement after House Democrats passed the SHIELD Act (H.R.4617), which includes several amendments from freshman Democrats: “House Democrats understand that protecting our national security isn’t a Democratic cause or a Republican cause – it’s […]

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End Citizens United Statement on Andrew Yang’s Single-Candidate Super PAC

October 23, 2019

After Andrew Yang embraced the help of a single-candidate super PAC in the Democratic primary, End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller released the following statement: “As the only candidate in the Democratic primary openly embracing the help of a single-candidate super PAC, Andrew Yang has sold out to big money and ended any pretense of running a […]

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ECU Applauds Judiciary Committee Passage of Voting Rights Advancement Act

October 23, 2019

End Citizens United Action Fund President Tiffany Muller released the following statement applauding the House Judiciary Committee for passing the Voting Rights Advancement Act (H.R. 4) today: “Our democracy only works when every American has equal access to the ballot. The Voting Rights Advancement Act will help ensure every eligible voter can cast their ballot […]

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Q3: Rep. Fred Upton Continues to Grease His Campaign with Big Oil Money

October 22, 2019

Upton, a Big Money 20 incumbent, has taken over $6.5 million in corporate PAC money over the course of his political career and took $1.1 million from Big Oil and Gas ECU-endorsed MI-06 candidate Jon Hoadley is rejecting corporate PAC money Rep. Fred Upton (MI-06) is more beholden to Big Oil and Gas than Michiganders. Upton represented Michigan’s Sixth […]

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Cal Cunningham Loyal to North Carolinians; Sen. Thom Tillis Doubles Down on Corporate PAC Support

October 21, 2019

Tillis, a Big Money 20 incumbent, has taken $2.2 million from corporate PACs over the course of his career ECU-endorsed Senate challenger candidate Cal Cunningham is rejecting corporate PAC money Cunningham opens up a 7-point lead over Tillis after voters hear the contrast in their records on taking corporate PAC money Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) has made a career out of […]

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