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PAC donor names should be public


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 05, 2012

~~<p>he 2012 political season, the first presidential election since the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its landmark Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision, will be remembered for many reasons. Here's an important one: It provided a wake-up call that campaign finance reform is urgently needed.</p>
<p>It is especially critical to ensure that such a reform effort makes the funding of the mammoth political action committees &mdash; more popularly called super PACs &mdash; as transparent as possible, rather than the somewhat murky entities they've become.</p>
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he 2012 political season, the first presidential election since the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its landmark Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision, will be remembered for many reasons. Here's an important one: It provided a wake-up call that campaign finance reform is urgently needed.

It is especially critical to ensure that such a reform effort makes the funding of the mammoth political action committees — more popularly called super PACs — as transparent as possible, rather than the somewhat murky entities they've become. Login for more...



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