Republicans Block Online Disclosure Of Campaign Television Ad Spending

Republicans Block Online Disclosure Of Campaign Television Ad Spending

The Supreme Court’s Citizen United decision has created a flood of television ad spending — hundreds of millions of dollars — by outside groups, corporations and individuals. The Justices who voted for the decision and its supporters argue that disclosure is all voters need to make informed decisions. But yesterday, a panel of House Republicans moved to keep much of this spending in the dark.

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