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- March 7, 2013 | BlogA new report finds that many local TV stations selling airtime to dark money groups for political ads are not following the FCC disclosure requirements.
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Because Obama is a lame duck — and not a campaigning candidate — Organizing for Action gives big donors more access to his administration than ever before. Continue reading
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