Campaign Finance – “Corporate Campaign Fundraising Picks Up Speed”

The Los Angeles Times reports that business and conservative groups have increased their fundraising as a result of favorable issues environment that may translate into success this November.  The article highlights spending plans by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and conservative groups opposed to many of the policy positions of Congressional Democrats and the Obama Administration.

It remains to be seen whether the for-profit corporations and conservative nonprofits will actually increase their spending on issues advocacy advertisements or otherwise increase political spending this fall.

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