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CNN: House Chair: Why I’m no longer accepting corporate PAC money

February 4, 2019

By Jim McGovern … “I will no longer take corporate PAC money for my campaign. It’s what the people of Massachusetts’ 2nd Congressional District want. And it’s the right thing to do. “I’m proud to join dozens of other members of Congress who have made this decision, including my Massachusetts colleagues Elizabeth Warren, Ayanna Pressley and Lori […]

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MassLive: US Rep. Jim McGovern swears off corporate PAC money

February 4, 2019

By Shannon Young “U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Worcester, pledged this week that he will no longer accept campaign contributions from corporate political action committees, arguing that special interests use such money and influence to try and “stack the deck for themselves.” Click here to read the full article. 

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ECU Applauds McGovern’s Decision to Reject Corporate PAC Money

February 2, 2019

McGovern is the first chair of a full Congressional Committee to forgo corporate PAC money With McGovern’s announcement, 51 Democratic members of the 116th Congress are rejecting corporate PAC money End Citizens United (ECU) praised Congressman Jim McGovern today for his decision to reject corporate PAC money. At a town hall in Northampton, MA, McGovern made the announcement with ECU President […]

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Rep. Collins’ Misleading, Hypocritical Attacks Expose His Anti-Transparency Record

January 30, 2019

Rep. Collins’ Misleading, Hypocritical Attacks Expose His Anti-Transparency Record At yesterday’s House Judiciary Hearing on H.R. 1, the For the People Act, ranking member Representative Doug Collins (GA-09) took a jab at disclosure for grassroots, small-dollar donors while staying mum about his record of protecting dark money donors. The truth is that Collins has a […]

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ECU Applauds Rep. Crow’s “End Dark Money Act”

January 30, 2019

End Citizens United (ECU) Action Fund President Tiffany Muller released the following statement praising Representative Jason Crow for introducing a bill aimed at closing loopholes that allow mega-donors to hide their political spending through phony social welfare organizations: “For too long, mega-donors and big money special interests, operating under the guise of ‘social welfare,’ have abused this […]

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ECU Statement on First H.R. 1 Hearing

January 29, 2019

End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller released the following statement on the House Judiciary Committee’s hearing on H.R. 1, the For the People Act: “The American people are fed up with Washington where the deck is stacked in favor of big donors and special interests at the expense of everyone else. Today’s hearing on the […]

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House Judiciary Hearing: Rep. Collins Dead Wrong on H.R.1

January 29, 2019

End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller released the following statement on Rep. Doug Collins’ opening remarks today at the House Judiciary Committee’s hearing on H.R. 1, the For the People Act: “It’s no surprise that Representative Collins, an entrenched member of Washington’s rigged system, is opposed to H.R. 1. As he spewed lies about the […]

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CSPAN: Ethics & Campaign Finance

January 22, 2019

Less than a week after House Democrats introduced the For the People Act, the major reform legislation at the top of the Democratic agenda, End Citizens United hosted a forum with four newly-elected members of Congress to discuss the mandate to pass the bill. Joined by ECU President Tiffany Muller and Cook Political Report’s Amy […]

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End Citizens United Statement on Ninth Anniversary of Citizens United

January 21, 2019

End Citizens United (ECU) President Tiffany Muller released the following statement on the ninth anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. FEC decision: “In the nine years since the Supreme Court put a for sale sign on our elections, our democracy has been rigged to favor corporate special interests and mega-donors. It’s corrupting the […]

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