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Secret Persuasion: How Big Campaign Donors Stay Anonymous

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#1 Nov 6, 2013
Part two of "Secret Persuasion" story reported with the Center for Responsive Politics.

"As tax-exempt organizations become a vehicle of choice for big political donors, one powerful appeal is the anonymity. Federal laws allow tax-exempt groups — unlike political committees — to withhold their donor lists from disclosure.

And some groups take the low profile a step further. An investigation by NPR and the Center for Responsive Politics found a tier of social welfare groups that operate behind the scenes, raising money and doling it out to other, more public groups, while reporting those grants to the IRS only annually."

November 06, 2013, NPR; by PETER OVERBY, VIVECA NOVAK and ROBERT MAGUIRE

Full Story: http://www.npr.org/2013/11/06/243022966/secre...

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#2 Nov 6, 2013
snyper wrote:
Part two of "Secret Persuasion" story reported with the Center for Responsive Politics.
"As tax-exempt organizations become a vehicle of choice for big political donors, one powerful appeal is the anonymity. Federal laws allow tax-exempt groups — unlike political committees — to withhold their donor lists from disclosure.
And some groups take the low profile a step further. An investigation by NPR and the Center for Responsive Politics found a tier of social welfare groups that operate behind the scenes, raising money and doling it out to other, more public groups, while reporting those grants to the IRS only annually."
November 06, 2013, NPR; by PETER OVERBY, VIVECA NOVAK and ROBERT MAGUIRE
Full Story: http://www.npr.org/2013/11/06/243022966/secre...
NPR is just the foreign arm of Pravda.

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