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End Citizens United Statement on Supreme Court’s Partisan Gerrymandering Ruling

June 27, 2019

End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s Decision to allow extreme partisan gerrymandering to continue in states: “The Supreme Court’s decision to allow states to continue extreme partisan gerrymandering undermines our democracy and emboldens special interests. Partisan gerrymandering creates a rigged system that shields politicians from competitive elections, […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Betsy Dirksen Londrigan for IL-13

June 26, 2019

Dirksen Londrigan rejects corporate PAC money; Davis has taken over $2.4 million from corporate PACs and voted against anti-corruption legislation Washington, DC –– End Citizens United (ECU) endorsed Betsy Dirksen Londrigan for Congress in Illinois’ 13th Congressional District. Dirksen Londrigan is part of the first round of 2020 House challenger endorsements made by ECU, a reform […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Gina Ortiz Jones for TX-23

June 26, 2019

Jones rejects corporate PAC money; Hurd has taken over $1.7 million from corporate PACs and voted against anti-corruption legislation Washington, DC –– End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed Gina Ortiz Jones for Congress in Texas’ 23rd Congressional District. Jones is the first 2020 House challenger endorsement made by ECU, a reform group dedicated to getting big […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Ammar Campa-Najjar For CA-50

June 26, 2019

Campa-Najjar rejects corporate PAC money; Hunter has taken over $1.7 million from corporate PACs and voted against anti-corruption legislation Washington, DC –– Today, End Citizens United (ECU) endorsed Ammar Campa-Najjar for Congress in California’s 50th Congressional District. Campa-Najjar is the first 2020 House challenger endorsement made by ECU, a reform group dedicated to getting big money […]

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End Citizens United Makes First House Challenger Endorsements for 2020

June 26, 2019

All three reformers are rejecting corporate PAC money Washington, DC –– End Citizens United (ECU) endorsed Gina Ortiz Jones (TX-23), Ammar Campa-Najjar (CA-50) and Betsy Dirksen Londrigan (IL-13) for Congress as part of its first House challenger endorsements for 2020. All three reformers are rejecting corporate PAC money. In 2018, Jones, Campa-Najjar and Dirksen Londrigan came […]

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Mitch McConnell Will Be The Boogeyman Of The 2020 Elections

June 25, 2019

Democrats are preparing to make Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell a central villain of their push to win total control of Congress in 2020, an effort top advisers to the Kentucky Republican say will only further his efforts to become a conservative hero. “Mitch McConnell is a transcendent figure in American politics; he is a […]

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Following in Sen. McConnell’s Footsteps, Rodney Davis Objects to Election Security

June 21, 2019

Washington, DC –– Today, Ranking Member Rodney Davis (IL-13) of the Committee on House Administration (CHA) helped lead the Republican opposition against a bill that would strengthen election security. H.R. 2722 includes provisions that would strengthen the integrity of U.S. elections and crack down on foreign interference. “Following in the footsteps of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Rep. Rodney […]

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The Energy 202: Want to address climate change? Fix campaign finance first, 2020 Democrats say.

June 20, 2019

By Dino Grandoni It is not just about the Earth’s rising temperatures. Many Democrats running for president are see climate change as symptomatic of another problem: too much money in politics. One White House hopeful, Sen. Michael F. Bennet (D-Colo.), on Thursday unveiled an anticorruption plan that is explicitly meant to make it easier for Congress […]

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