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Campaign finance has always been

What's this case?

Citizens United. The Supremes ruled that election spending

I'm bored. Why is this a big deal?

What's a PAC?

A political action committee. They can give money directly to candidates and political parties. But

And what's the other one?

What's that?

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Sounds complicated.

Yup. Recently, the head of the Federal Election Commission – which literally exists to make sure everyone’s following campaign finance laws – said there's really

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There are a lot of rules to campaign finance. And a lot of loopholes. The 2016 presidential race was one of the