Thursday, November 22, 2007

"Ruling Eases Funding of Private Political Ads" (audio)

NPR, audio (03:44):
All Things Considered, November 21, 2007 · With the presidential primaries now just weeks away, it's almost prime time for rich, independent groups to start targeting various candidates.

Their model is a TV ad that caused problems for Howard Dean just before the Iowa caucuses in 2004.

New regulations adopted this week make it easier for the groups to tap corporate and union money.

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