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Tag: Federal Elections Commission

March
2nd

ELECTIONS: GOP trying to silence opponents

Re: “FEC deadlocked over disclosure” (TNT, 3-2).

According to the article, “If an impasse at the FEC remains, corporations, unions and wealthy individuals will be able to fund hundreds of millions of dollars in in campaign advertisements for next year’s presidential and congressional elections while keeping their identities secret.”

But if corporations and wealthy individuals are able to eliminate unions as they are attempting in Wisconsin, where will that leave the nation?

Why is it that House Speaker John Boehner claims that “sunshine is the best disinfectant,” yet again and again we see Republicans blocking the simple notion that if

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