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Monday, April 17, 2006

Getting the 501(c)(4)s

The speech regulators haven't even finished getting the 527s before turning their sights on the 501(c)(4) groups, such as the NRA and the Sierra Club.

Today's Philadelphia Inquirer includes this from reform guru Fred Wertheimer about 501(c)(4) groups:

"This is an abuse unfolding before our eyes," said Fred Wertheimer, president of Democracy 21, which advocates campaign finance reforms.

So much for those who assured us that 527 reform would not touch other groups.

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