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Special Interests Look To Influence Political Conventions — Discreetly

January 01, 1970 | Center For Public Integrity | News
Protestors will shout. Delegates may revolt. Factions will haggle over rules and platform proposals. But come later this month, no amount of friction will stop corporations, unions and special interests from spending tens of millions of dollars to bankroll nonstop partying at the Democratic and Republican national conventions. Thank federal campaign finance rules that allow unlimited contributions to support them.
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