This Common Cause New York Report reads, in part, 'In plain terms, individuals, corporations, unions and other entities seeking to evade campaign contribution limits need only give money to parties for so-called ?party building? purposes. This money ? commonly referred to as ?soft money? ? is given to parties? ?housekeeping? accounts, and these contributions may be of unlimited size.'
READ: Common Cause New York Report: Hard Facts on Soft Money in New York State