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“Nestled in House Spending Bill: Campaign Finance Deregulation”

WSJ: The inclusion of the deregulatory measures in the spending package is prompting pushback from campaign-finance watchdogs, who worry they may ultimately become law. If they do, churches may be able to contribute to candidates without fear of losing their … Continue reading ?
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