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North County Now: Democrat Derrick points to experience in race for NY-21 House seat; ‘very open’ to considering single-payer health system

October 2, 2016

By: Craig Freilich Democratic congressional candidate Mike Derrick is advocating improvements to Obamacare and says he is “very open” to considering a single-payer health insurance system, but does not say he wants major changes to gun regulations. The former Republican, running against GOP incumbent Elise Stefanik, also wants to encourage more “buy local” initiatives throughout […]



September 30, 2016

“If we are to live up to the promises of our democracy that every American has a vote and a voice, we need to bring transformational change to our campaign finance system,” said ECU Executive Director Tiffany Muller.  “These candidates believe that government should be accountable to the needs of the people, not bought and paid […]


New ECU Poll: Hassan Ahead of Ayotte 47-44; Clinton up 6 in NH

September 29, 2016

For Immediate Release Thursday September 29, 2016 Contact: Adam Bozzi, A poll of New Hampshire voters conducted for End Citizens United by Gerstein Bocian Agne Strategies shows Maggie Hassan with a 47 to 44 percent lead over Senator Kelly Ayotte in the race for U.S. Senate, with Brian Chabot taking 7 percent.  In a […]


The Hill: Senate Passes Funding Bill to Avoid Shutdown

September 28, 2016

By Jordain Carney The Senate on Wednesday passed a short-term bill to fund the government, days ahead of the Oct. 1 deadline to avoid a shutdown. Senators voted 72-26 on the continuing resolution (CR) to fund the government through Dec. 9. With the legislation heading to the House, where it could be voted on as […]


End Citizens United Endorses Evan Bayh for Senate

September 23, 2016

For Immediate Release Friday, September 23, 2016 Contact: Adam Bozzi, End Citizens United (ECU) today announced that it has endorsed Evan Bayh for United States Senate. ECU is a grassroots-funded organization that is dedicated to electing members of Congress who, like Bayh, will fight to overturn Citizens United and to pass campaign finance reform […]


NY-19: ECU to Launch Ad Campaign to Support Teachout

September 20, 2016

For Immediate Release Tuesday, September 20, 2016 Contact: Adam Bozzi, End Citizens United (ECU) today announced that it is launching a six figure ad campaign to support Zephyr Teachout’s bid for Congress in New York’s 19thcongressional district. ECU has endorsed Teachout, a leader in the fight to overturn the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision […]


CREW’s Court Victory a Major Step Forward for Reform

September 19, 2016

Congratulations to Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), which just scored a major win in the fight to end the unlimited, secret money that is corrupting our elections (often called dark money). Since Citizens United and a series of similar Supreme Court decisions, a handful of billionaires and corporate special interests have used […]


New NV Poll: Cortez Masto Leads Heck 49-47

September 16, 2016

For Immediate Release Friday, September 16, 2016 Contact: Adam Bozzi, A poll of Nevada voters conducted for End Citizens United by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research shows Catherine Cortez Masto with a two-point lead over Joe Heck in the race for U.S. Senate, 49 percent to 47 percent. Voters are responding to the message of […]


Roll Call: Ad Hammers Blunt For Family Lobbying Ties

September 13, 2016

By: Eric Garcia A group dedicated to limiting the use of outside money in politics has dropped $770,000 on an ad in Missouri hitting Republican Sen. Roy Blunt for his family members being lobbyists. The commercial from End Citizens United PAC will air on broadcast and cable in St. Louis and Kansas City from Wednesday until Sept. 27. The ad […]