Friday, December 02, 2011

Stop Karl Rove's Super PAC Power Grab

Just in case corporations and the ultra-wealthy didn't already have far too much power in our elections, leave it to Karl Rove. Rove and his Super PAC American Crossroads want to tear down the thin wall that prevents Super PACs -- which can accept unlimited, easily hidden contributions -- from coordinating directly with candidates and their campaigns -- which have strict contribution limits. The prohibition on coordination is one of the few remaining rules separating our so-called democratic elections from becoming a no-holds-barred, corporate cash free-for-all. So it's no surprise that Rove has asked the Federal Elections Commission (FEC) if he can get around it, by running coordinated political advertisements, featuring candidates the PAC is supporting.
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