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G.O.P. Sues for a Loophole to Raise
Unlimited Money From Individuals

New York Times, by Nicholas Confessore

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Posted By:JoniTx, 5/23/2014 10:00:18 PM

The Republican National Committee filed a complaint on Friday to force federal election officials to allow the party to raise unlimited money from individuals, opening a new front in its legal battle on campaign regulation. The lawsuit, filed in United States District Court for the District of Columbia by the national committee along with the Republican organization of Louisiana, would open a loophole in the 12-year-old law banning parties from raising unlimited checks from wealthy donors, unions and corporations, known as “soft money.” If successful, the suit would allow party officials to solicit large contributions from their party’s biggest givers to

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Doc Obiwan, 5/24/2014 12:00:29 AM     (No. 9860050)

After all the "tsk-tsk"-ing from the Times about the GOP, what do they have to say about John Conyers and his little loophole--ie, an Obama-appointed judge putting him on the ballot when the election committee had dropped him for insufficient signatures (many of which were probably fraudulent)?

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