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Groups Urge FCC to Force Disclosure of Political Ad Donors

October 29, 2015

With the presidential election just a year away and critical primaries and caucuses beginning in a few weeks, a coalition of legal and civic advocacy groups called on the Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday to require broadcasters to disclose the “true sponsors” of political advertising.

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A Most Unvirtuous Circle

June 1, 2015

It’s shaping up as a great political year ahead—if you are a billionaire with an axe to grind or a broadcast or cable operator.

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A Most Unvirtuous Circle

June 1, 2015

It’s shaping up as a great political year ahead—if you are a billionaire with an axe to grind or a broadcast or cable operator.

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