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CNN: Democrats still dominating the midterm airwaves

October 17, 2018

By: Aaron Kessler […] Where each party most active In terms of where each party and the super PACs supporting them were most prolific on the air during the newly released October week, Democrats by far most heavily targeted New Mexico’s 2nd District, which CNN rates as “Lean Republican,” and where their candidate Xochitl Torres […]

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New ECU $2.5 Million Ad Campaign Targets Five Competitive House Races

October 16, 2018

Targets Republican incumbents in CA-45, NJ-03, NY-11, TX-32 and VA-07 End Citizens United today announced its latest ad buy. It will spend nearly $2.5 million in five top House races. The breakdown of the ad buy is as followed: CA-45: $400,000 on digital and direct mail NJ-03: $658,000 on TV, radio, digital and direct mail NY-11: $200,000 on mail TX-32: $520,000 […]

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Huffington Post: Democrats In Key House Races Boast Massive Fundraising Advantage

October 16, 2018

By: Daniel Marans Democrats enjoy significant fundraising advantages in dozens of House contests that could determine control of the legislative chamber, according to new financial disclosure data. Democrats’ cash edge, shown in financial disclosures that had to be filed by Monday, is all the more notable because the vast majority of the party’s contenders are […]

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NEW ECU Ad: The Rigged System and Dave Brat Are One and the Same

October 16, 2018

Brat took thousands from Big Pharma, voted against protecting seniors’ access to affordable prescriptions Abigail Spanberger rejects corporate PAC money and is making reform a top priority End Citizens United (ECU) today launched a new TV ad in Virginia exposing Congressman Dave Brat for taking money from the pharmaceutical industry and voting against protecting access […]

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NEW ECU Ad: Tom MacArthur’s Proudest Moment

October 16, 2018

MacArthur sold out constituents for campaign checks from insurance industry; authored amendment to gut protections for New Jerseyans with preexisting conditions Andy Kim rejects corporate PAC money End Citizens United (ECU) today launched a new TV ad in New Jersey focusing on the campaign contributions Congressman Tom MacArthur took from the insurance industry and the […]

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Wyandotte Daily: 3rd District candidate calls for reform of campaign finance system

October 15, 2018

By: Mary Rupert Democratic congressional candidate Sharice Davids called for reform of the nation’s campaign finance system at a forum held Saturday. She said special-interest campaign funding – millions of corporate dollars flowing into campaigns – should be limited. There were some populist themes throughout the meeting. […] Davids joined in the panel discussion Saturday […]

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The Intercept: NEARLY EVERY MEMBER OF THE CONGRESSIONAL PROGRESSIVE CAUCUS STILL TAKES CORPORATE PAC MONEY

October 14, 2018

By: Rachel M. Cohen, Ryan Grim In April, the Congressional Progressive Caucus announced that it was going to be drawing a line: Its political action committee would no longer accept corporate campaign donations. “If we are going to end the influence of corporations and special interests in government, we have to start by not relying on their […]

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McClatchy DC Bureau: Sharice Davids wants to curb money in politics while she’s raising big dollars

October 12, 2018

By: Bryan Lowry WASHINGTON- Democrat Sharice Davids is hosting a panel Saturday about curbing the influence of special interest dollars in politics. She’s leading a letter-writing campaign involving 100 House Democratic candidates calling for Congress to address the “corrosive role money and special interests have played in shaking the American people’s faith in the system.” But […]

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