Friday, November 21st, 2014

Ending Spending Action Fund's file

Ending Spending Action Fund
The Ending Spending Action Fund describes itself as “an independent organization that proudly supports candidates regardless of party affiliation who favor enhancing free enterprise, reducing the size of government, and balancing our nation's budget.” It was founded in 2010 under another name by Joe Ricketts, a businessman who founded TD Ameritrade and whose family owns the Chicago Cubs baseball club, according to Open Secrets, a website that tracks money in politics. Ricketts has said he is a registered independent.

Ending Spending Action Fund's statements by ruling

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Ending Spending Action Fund's website

Recent statements involving Ending Spending Action Fund

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Felon served as co-host of event

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Assets up but net worth is down

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Ending Spending Action Fund

Says Sen. Jeanne Shaheen’s "wealth has surged while in public office."

— PolitiFact National

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Record says otherwise

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Ending Spending Action Fund

"In six years, (U.S. Rep. Gary) Peters introduced zero bills that became law."

— PolitiFact National