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Donald Trump signs a dollar bill for a supporter during a campaign rally in Richmond, Va., during the presidential campaign. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Tax Bill Could Offer New Way To Funnel Political Cash — And Make It Tax-Deductible

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Ivanka Trump's brand has been the target of boycotts and "buycotts" in recent months, as Americans have been expressing their values with their wallets. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Boycotts And Buycotts: How We Use Money To Express Ourselves

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Nick Ayers (from left), adviser to the vice president; Brad Parscale, President Trump's digital and data director; David Bossie, deputy campaign manager; and Katrina Pierson, who served on the campaign's communications team. Drew Angerer/Getty Images (2); Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/AFP/Getty Images; Darren McCollester/Getty Images hide caption

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Hillary Clinton arrives to sign her book "Hards Choices" at a bookstore on Martha's Vineyard on August 13, 2014. According to the Clintons' 2015 tax returns, the couple earned $3.1 million from book advances and royalties. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser last month. Larry French/Getty Images hide caption

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D.C. PAC Shutters, Highlighting Fine Ethical Line For Groups Across The Country

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Democratic mayoral candidate Jim Kenney benefited from a super PAC that helped him win in the city's Democratic primary election. Matt Slocum/AP hide caption

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Coming To A Mayor's Race Near You: SuperPACs Moving Into Cities

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A volunteer with the Koch-funded Libre Initiative directs people in 2014 as groceries are distributed at a food bank it partially sponsors in San Antonio. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Rick Perry ended his presidential campaign Sept. 11, but there was $13 million left in the bank of a superPAC supporting him. The superPAC says it's given donors their money back. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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'Social Welfare' Organizations Play Big Role In Presidential Politics

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