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End Citizens United endorses Kulkarni for TX-22

November 12, 2019

By Patrick Svitek First in The Blast: Democrat Sri Preston Kulkarni is getting a new national endorsement in his second bid for the 22nd U.S. Congressional District: End Citizens United, the group focused on campaign finance reform. “Sri Preston Kulkarni has dedicated his career to strengthening our democracy, and he’ll continue that fight in Congress,” ECU’s […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Sri Preston Kulkarni in TX-22

November 12, 2019

Kulkarni is rejecting corporate PAC money End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed Sri Preston Kulkarni for Congress in Texas’ 22nd Congressional District. A lifelong public servant and national security expert, Kulkarni is rejecting corporate PAC money and building a people-powered campaign of small, individual donors. “Sri Preston Kulkarni has dedicated his career to strengthening our […]

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End Citizens United Statement on Steyer’s Money-for-Endorsement Scheme

November 7, 2019

After the Associated Press broke the news that Tom Steyer’s presidential campaign was engaging in a money-for-endorsements scheme in Iowa, End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller released the following statement: “The Democratic nomination is not for sale and candidates won’t be able to buy it with super PACs or corrupt backroom deals. Endorsements and support should be […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Jackie Gordon in NY-02

November 7, 2019

Gordon is rejecting corporate PAC money Republican incumbent Rep. Peter King has taken over $2.4 million from corporate PACs over the course of his political career End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed Jackie Gordon for Congress in New York’s Second Congressional District. A combat veteran, an educator, and a community leader, Gordon is a committed […]

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Cal Cunningham Unveils Bold Anti-Corruption and Government Reform Plan

November 6, 2019

Cal Cunningham, candidate for U.S. Senate in North Carolina, released a bold anti-corruption plan today to combat the influence of money in politics. End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller joined Cunningham at an event in Raleigh to unveil the plan. “Cal Cunningham’s plan hits back at political corruption in Washington and proves he’ll fight to […]

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End Citizens United Congratulates Reformers for Winning Virginia Legislative Races and Flipping the House and Senate

November 6, 2019

ECU contributed over $100,000 to endorsed candidates With Democratic control of both the House and Senate, the General Assembly can act on reform measures laid out in a letter by Democratic challenger candidates earlier in the cycle  End Citizens United (ECU) President Tiffany Muller released the following statement congratulating ECU-endorsed candidates for winning their races and flipping […]

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MSNBC: ECU President Tiffany Muller Rallies Volunteers at Canvass Kickoffs in VA

November 5, 2019

MSNBC today aired a national segment covering End Citizens United’s canvass kickoffs in the Richmond suburbs with Rep. Abigail Spanberger (VA-07) and several ECU-endorsed Virginia state legislative candidates. Click here to watch the clip ECU has played an important role in helping endorsed candidates run reform-focused campaigns, while also activating its grassroots network of small-dollar […]

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Lewiston Sun Journal: Tiffany Muller, in rebuttal: A win for democracy

November 4, 2019

In Washington, corporations and their political action committees dominate politics. During the 2018 election cycle, corporate PACs contributed $185 million to federal candidates. That’s 40% of all PAC giving, making them the largest source of PAC giving in the country. Unlike other PACs, corporate PACs are controlled by corporations and benefit from direct corporate money […]

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Billionaire Dick Uihlein Launches False, Desperate Ad in an Attempt to Buy Michigan Senate Seat

November 1, 2019

Uihlein was the top contributor to Roy Moore’s super PAC, even after Moore was accused of child predation  Restoration PAC, a super PAC almost entirely backed by billionaire Dick Uihlein, launched a multi-market partisan attack ad today against ECU-endorsed incumbent Senator Gary Peters (D-MI). Uihlein was a top contributor to Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore’s super PAC even in the wake […]

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