Congressional Forum on Campaign Finance | Committee on House Administration

by - April 17, 2012

But who is paying for these advertisements? A loosening of the laws and regulations, combined with the use of 501(c)(4) corporations that require no disclosure of contributors, has allowed a great deal of this spending to be hidden. Powerful individuals have created shell corporations to fund these Super PACs and disguise the source of monies.

Now, the Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Elections will convene a congressional forum to shed some light on this new world of campaign finance, to expose how we got here, what it means for the future, and to look further into what Congress can and should do about it.

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