Groups Shield Political Gifts of Businesses – NYTimes.com

“Fascism should more appropriately be called corporatism because it is a merger of state and corporate power.” ~Benito Mussolini

Two years after the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision opened the door for corporate spending on elections, relatively little money has flowed from company treasuries into “super PACs,” which can accept unlimited contributions but must also disclose donors. Instead, there is growing evidence that large corporations are trying to influence campaigns by donating money to tax-exempt organizations that can spend millions of dollars without being subject to the disclosure requirements that apply to candidates, parties and PACs.

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