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End Citizens United’s Uphill Battle

End Citizens United’s Uphill Battle

Citizens United is notorious for their billionaire members who carelessly spend money on elections. End Citizens United is dedicated to reforming this by bringing change to the campaign’s finance system. They are located in Washington, D.C. and the current president is Tiffany Muller.

As of December 4, 2017, End Citizens United took a step towards this goal of reform by announcing its targets in 2018. The twenty Republican members on this list include, but are not limited to, Ted Cruz, Mike Bishop, Mike Coffman, Erik Paulsen, and Mimi Walters. The organization’s executive director and president, Tiffany Muller, even described those on the list as the “worst of the worst in Congress.” These congressmen and women are known for their excessive spending habits in campaigns, making them easy targets for ECU. Additionally, ECU confronted Dean Heller for voting to repeal health care through Pandora ads, doing a homepage takeover of The Las Vegas Sun, and by spreading the news through a 15-second Facebook and YouTube ad.

The group’s fundraising to bring about political reform for campaign financing resulted in $4 million, and they are expected to raise around $35 million this year. These are gratifying results that seem to have occurred almost immediately, since the organization is fairly new. This progress is presenting exponential growth as they meet each of their goals promptly.

Recently, End Citizens United endorsed Gary Trauner for US Senate, who stated that he – like many others – is refusing corporate special interest money while running for Congress. The organization leads in its efforts to encourage refusal of these funds as they campaign.

There are upcoming elections that ECU supports, such as Kelly’s being praised by the group on March 20, 2018. They illuminated her commitment as a helpful reform movement member and that they are proud to be by her side. Similar actions emphasize the credible and amiable relationships that End Citizens United encourages.

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