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ECU Praises Once-In-A-Generation Anti-Corruption and Reform Package

January 4, 2019

Following through with campaign promises, House Democrats introduce the For the People Act Proposals aimed at fixing our broken campaign finance system, strengthening ethics laws, and empowering voters End Citizens United Action Fund today praised the For the People Act, a comprehensive set of anti-corruption, government and election reforms aimed at making it easier for […]

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Post-Election Poll Shows Strong Support for Reform Bill

January 3, 2019

Eighty-four percent of independents in battleground districts support reform legislation as first action in new Congress Washington, DC –  A post-election poll of voters in national battleground districts, commissioned by End Citizens United (ECU) and conducted by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research (GQRR), shows widespread support for sweeping reform legislation to crackdown on Washington’s culture of corruption. Click […]

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Vox: New polling shows voters — including independents — want Congress to pass an anti-corruption bill

January 3, 2019

Ella Nilsen January 3, 2019 … “Embracing anti-corruption and pro-democracy reforms are very good politics, and there’s polling from End Citizens United, shared exclusively with Vox, to back that up. The organization’s survey found that 75 percent of 2018 voters in battleground House districts said cracking down on Washington corruption was their top priority, followed […]

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ECU Action Fund Praises Bipartisan Bill to Increase Transparency and Accountability in Political Spending

December 13, 2018

End Citizens United Action Fund President Tiffany Muller praised Reps. Kathleen Rice (D-NY), Derek Kilmer (D-WA), and Mike Gallagher (R-WI) for introducing the Political Accountability and Transparency Act aimed at strengthening coordination rules between candidates and outside groups and requiring more transparency of who’s influencing our elections. “The Political Accountability and Transparency Act will address […]

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ECU Praises Tester and Wyden for Passing CRA Overturning IRS Dark Money Ruling in the Senate

December 12, 2018

The measure was approved by the Senate in a 50-49 vote End Citizens United Action Fund President Tiffany Muller congratulated Senators Jon Tester and Ron Wyden for passing their Congressional Review Act resolution aimed at overturning the IRS’s decision to allow dark money groups to further hide their donors from officials. “We applaud Senator Tester […]

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ECU Congratulates Newly Elected Democratic Leadership Team

November 29, 2018

End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller released the following statement congratulating the following members of Congress for being elected to leadership positions in the 116th Congress:               Rep. Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House               Rep. Steny Hoyer, House Majority Leader     […]

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ECU Applauds Rep. Pocan’s Decision to Reject Corporate PAC Money

November 29, 2018

With Pocan’s announcement, 49 members of the 116th Congress have made the pledge End Citizens United (ECU) praised Congressman Mark Pocan today for his decision to reject corporate PAC money. Pocan joins an unprecedented number of representatives entering the 116th Congress refusing the money. “Mark Pocan has spent his career standing up to special interests […]

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