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Posted inDemocracy, Elections, Issue Ad Watch

Hired hands grab chance to skirt ‘527’ disclosure law

Complying with a new federal law, Political Animals registered with the Internal Revenue Service by the August 1 deadline. Like other so-called “527” groups, so named after a section of the IRS code, Political Animals could operate politically related campaigns without disclosing its identity, contributions or expenditures. Congress targeted such groups in July campaign finance […]