Month: January 2020

END CITIZENS UNITED ACTION FUND RELEASES 2019 LEGISLATIVE SCORECARD

Scorecard Announced with Two-Page Ad in Roll Call In 2019, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats delivered on their promise to fight corruption and protect the right to vote, according to End Citizens United Action Fund’s first-ever legislative scorecard released today. The full list of House members and Senators, along with their scores and legislative …

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END CITIZENS UNITED ACTION FUND STATEMENT ON ARTICLES OF IMPEACHMENT AGAINST PRESIDENT TRUMP

End Citizens United Action Fund President Tiffany Muller released the following statement in light of House Democrats announcing articles of impeachment against President Trump, charging the President with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress:  “No one is above the law, including President Trump. By abusing his power for his own personal and political gain and to …

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END CITIZENS UNITED STATEMENT ON HOUSE PASSAGE OF THE VOTING RIGHTS ADVANCEMENT ACT

End Citizens United Action Fund President Tiffany Muller released the following statement on the passage of the Voting Rights Advancement Act (H.R. 4) in the U.S. House:  “Our democracy only works when every American has equal access to the voting booth. The Voting Rights Advancement Act ensures all eligible voters can cast their ballot free …

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THEN AND NOW: MAX ROSE AND ANTONIO DELGADO CAMPAIGNED ON REFORM, DELIVER AS CONGRESSMEN

Representatives Max Rose (NY-11) and Antonio Delgado (NY-19) haven’t even been in office for a year but they are already delivering on promises made on the campaign trail in 2018. On top of helping to lead the fight to pass the For the People Act (H.R.1), the most comprehensive anti-corruption, ethics, voting, and money in …

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END CITIZENS UNITED ACTION FUND APPLAUDS REPS. DELGADO, ROSE FOR INTRODUCING “SAVE LIVES ACT”

Bill would prevent opioid manufacturers from contributing or spending in federal elections End Citizens United Action Fund today applauded Congressmen Antonio Delgado (NY-19) and Max Rose (NY-11) for introducing the “Save Lives Act.” The bill is aimed at prohibiting political action committees (PACs) of companies that manufacture opioids from contributing or spending money in federal …

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END CITIZENS UNITED ACTION FUND URGES IRS TO REVERSE PROPOSED RULE ON DISCLOSURE

End Citizens United Action Fund today sent a letter to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) stating its opposition to a proposed IRS rule that would allow political nonprofits to hide their big donors from the Agency. The new rule would hinder the IRS’ ability to identify illegal activity, like foreign money in U.S. politics. The …

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END CITIZENS UNITED ACTION FUND STATEMENT ON HOUSE RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH NEXT PHASE OF HOUSE IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY

End Citizens United Action Fund released the following statement in support of the House’s vote to establish the procedures for the public phase of the impeachment proceedings against the President: “President Trump used military aid to pressure Ukraine to interfere in our elections and then he tried to cover it up. The American people deserve …

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SEN. MITCH MCCONNELL BLOCKS VOTE TO END THE DOMINANCE OF BIG MONEY IN POLITICS

End Citizens United Action Fund released the following statement on Senate Republicans’ refusal to allow a vote on the For the People Act (H.R. 1), House-passed legislation that would end the dominance of big money in politics, restore ethics and accountability, and make it easier to vote. “Whether it’s his refusal to take up bills …

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ECU AND LCV PRAISE SENATE DEMOCRATS’ HEARING ON THE INTERSECTION OF DARK MONEY AND CLIMATE ACTION

End Citizens United Action Fund and League of Conservation Voters released the following statement on the Senate Democrats’ Special Committee on the Climate Crisis’ hearing, led by Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), on the intersection of dark money and climate action:  “To make real progress on climate change, we must shine a light on the corroding …

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ECU PRAISES HOUSE DEMOCRATS FOR PASSING SHIELD ACT AND PROTECTING NATIONAL SECURITY

SHIELD Act cracks down on foreign interference in U.S. elections End Citizens United Action Fund President Tiffany Muller released the following statement after House Democrats passed the SHIELD Act (H.R.4617), which includes several amendments from freshman Democrats: “House Democrats understand that protecting our national security isn’t a Democratic cause or a Republican cause – it’s …

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