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Texas Tribune: End Citizens United endorses MJ Hegar against John Cornyn

May 22, 2019

By Patrick Svitek First in The Blast: The campaign finance group End Citizens United is backing Democrat MJ Hegar to challenge U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, giving her a second national endorsement as she faces a potentially competitive primary. “MJ Hegar knows that when politicians work for corporate special interests, the needs of Texas families are ignored,” the group’s president, Tiffany […]

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End Citizens United Endorses MJ Hegar for U.S. Senate

May 22, 2019

Hegar is part of a growing group of Senate candidates rejecting corporate PAC money Washington, DC –– Today, End Citizens United (ECU) endorsed MJ Hegar for U.S. Senate. Hegar, who has been an outspoken critic against the influence of big money in politics, is highlighting her commitment to reform by rejecting corporate PAC money. “MJ Hegar […]

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End Citizens United Endorses Ben Ray Luján for U.S. Senate

May 21, 2019

Washington, D.C. — Today, End Citizens United (ECU) endorsed Representative Ben Ray Luján for U.S. Senate. As the Assistant Speaker of the House, Luján is the highest ranking member of Democratic leadership to reject corporate PAC money. “As former chair of the DCCC, Rep. Luján helped elect a new Congress that’s putting people first and passed […]

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Shut It Down, Governor Inslee

May 16, 2019

The 2020 Democratic presidential primary candidates are making the case to the American people that getting big money out of politics will allow our country to make progress on everything from prescription drug prices to health care to gun violence prevention. Many are swearing off of corporate PAC money, lobbyist money, and help from single-candidate […]

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Dan McCready is the Anti-Corruption Reformer North Carolina Needs

May 15, 2019

End Citizens United (ECU) President Tiffany Muller released the following statement on Dan McCready’s advance to the general in North Carolina-09: “By rejecting corporate PAC money, Dan is proving that he’ll only serve the people when he gets to Washington. North Carolina families are looking for a leader who will finally root out corruption and […]

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Steve Bullock Puts Reform Front and Center in Presidential Announcement

May 14, 2019

The Montana Governor is the 23rd candidate to join a Democratic presidential primary focused on campaign finance reform “We need to defeat Donald Trump in 2020 and defeat the corrupt system that lets campaign money drown out the people’s voice” Governor Steve Bullock threw his hat into the 2020 Democratic presidential primary this morning with […]

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NEW KY POLL: Kentucky Voters Sour on Mitch McConnell

May 13, 2019

Ending political corruption is the second most important issue for Kentuckians 71% of Kentuckians support the For the People Act, the bill McConnell refuses to bring to the Senate floor for a vote Washington, D.C. –– A new poll of Kentucky voters, commissioned by End Citizens United (ECU) and conducted by Public Policy Polling (PPP), […]

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End Citizens United Applauds Ben Ray Luján For Refusing Corporate PAC Money in Senate Race

May 10, 2019

End Citizens United (ECU) President Tiffany Muller released the below statement on Ben Ray Luján’s no corporate PAC announcement: “Representative Luján’s decision to refuse corporate PAC money demonstrates his commitment to making our government work for people, not special interests. By rejecting corporate PAC money, he’s showing New Mexico families that his priorities are their […]

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End Citizens United and Campaign Legal Center File FEC Complaint Against Trump Campaign for Illegally Soliciting Contributions for “Independent” Super PAC

May 9, 2019

WASHINGTON – Today, End Citizens United (ECU) and Campaign Legal Center (CLC) filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) against President Trump’s campaign for issuing an official statement Tuesday that seemingly solicited unlimited contributions to a pro-Trump super PAC, America First Action. Candidates or their campaigns may only solicit contributions for super PACs within […]

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A Not-So-Happy Anniversary: McSally Rigs the System For Personal Gain

May 8, 2019

McSally has a long history of violating FEC rules One year ago, End Citizens United (ECU) filed a complaint with the Federal Elections Committee (FEC) against then-Congresswoman Martha McSally. After announcing her campaign for Arizona Senate in January 2018, McSally funneled money into two campaign accounts and transferred nearly $1 million from an active House […]

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