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Tax-Exempt Groups Fuel Campaign Season Politics

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Tax-Exempt Groups Fuel Campaign Season Politics

Tax-Exempt Groups Fuel Campaign Season Politics

Tax-Exempt Groups Fuel Campaign Season Politics

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So-called 527 groups are receiving a lot of attention lately for their big spending this political season. But there's another breed of tax-exempt organizations getting less attention. 501c4s are spending millions of dollars on various campaigns, and some experts say most of these groups are simply fronts for corporate interests.

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