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End Citizens United Applauds Governor Steve Bullock For Winning Dark Money Lawsuit Against President Trump

July 31, 2019

Bullock, a Reform First candidate, wins lawsuit against President Trump for creating dark money loophole End Citizens United (ECU) President Tiffany Muller released the following statement congratulating Governor Steve Bullock for winning his lawsuit against the I.R.S. for eliminating disclosure requirements for political nonprofits: “Governor Bullock has always been a leader in trying to get unlimited, undisclosed […]

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ECU Praises Udall-Shaheen Democracy for All Amendment

July 30, 2019

Constitutional Amendment Would Overturn Citizens United Decision End Citizens United Action Fund President Tiffany Muller released the following statement praising Sens. Tom Udall (D-NM) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) for their introduction of a constitutional amendment to overturn the Supreme Court’s disastrous Citizens United v. FEC decision: “The Citizens United decision has polluted our democracy by allowing big money to silence […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Cal Cunningham for U.S. Senate

July 30, 2019

Washington, D.C. — End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed Cal Cunningham for U.S. Senate in North Carolina. Cunningham, who has advocated for campaign finance reform since his time in North Carolina’s State Senate, is highlighting his commitment to reform by refusing corporate PAC money. “Cal Cunningham has spent his career standing up for North Carolinians […]

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End Citizens United Statement on Jay Inslee’s Super PAC Attacking Fellow Democrats

July 30, 2019

Governor Jay Inslee’s single-candidate super PAC, Act Now on Climate, is going to air an attack ad in Iowa during the Democratic debates. End Citizens United has called on all Democratic candidates to disavow single-candidate super PACs in their primary campaigns. Governor Inslee is the only candidate to welcome the support of a single-candidate Super PAC. End Citizens United […]

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Presidential Candidates Take “Reform First” Pledge to Make Anti-Corruption and Democracy Reform Legislation Their First Bill

July 29, 2019

Reform First will highlight 2020 candidates who have pledged to make anti-corruption and democracy reform their first bill if elected President Bennet, Bullock, Buttigieg, Gillibrand, Klobuchar, O’Rourke, and Warren are all committed to reform first End Citizens United (ECU) is launching the “Reform First” campaign, a first of its kind campaign highlighting the 2020 Democratic […]

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Seven 2020 Democrats Pledge to Focus First Bill on Fighting Corruption

July 29, 2019

By Alexander Burns Seven Democratic presidential candidates, including Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Ind., have promised that their first legislation as president would be an ambitious clean-government bill, earning their campaigns an influential reform group’s stamp of approval. End Citizens United, a grass-roots advocacy group that played a […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Sara Gideon for U.S. Senate

July 25, 2019

Gideon is working to fix the rigged system that Susan Collins helped create Collins, a “Big Money 20” target, has taken nearly $3 million from corporate PACs over the course of her political career Washington, D.C. — End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed Sara Gideon for U.S. Senate. Gideon, a proven reformer who has fought to get Big […]

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ICYMI: Rodney Davis Campaign Impersonates Journalist

July 25, 2019

An investigative report by WCIA News revealed last night that a professional political operative supporting Congressman Rodney Davis’ campaign impersonated a reporter and ambushed a press call last week with Betsy Dirksen Londrigan and End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller. Dirksen Londrigan is ECU-endorsed and is rejecting corporate PAC money. According to WCIA reporter Mark […]

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Mueller Testimony Underscores Senate Obstruction on H.R.1 and Election Security

July 24, 2019

For the People Act Would Address Mueller Report Findings Washington, D.C. –– Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony today underscores the need for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to stop stonewalling the For the People Act, the SAFE Act, and other election security legislation that would address many of the vulnerabilities highlighted in the special counsel’s […]

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