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Kerry Ad Controversy Puts Spotlight on 527s

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Kerry Ad Controversy Puts Spotlight on 527s

Kerry Ad Controversy Puts Spotlight on 527s

Kerry Ad Controversy Puts Spotlight on 527s

Only Available in Archive Formats.

The federal campaign finance reform law was meant to stop the flow of "soft" money into elections. But a loophole in that law allows huge donations for ads by organizations known as 527s — including the anti-Kerry Swift Boat Veterans for Truth. Hear NPR's Tavis Smiley, Arlene Holt Baker of a 527 group called Voices for Working Families, and Larry Noble, formerly of the Federal Election Commission.

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