The Swiftboaters Are Back: GOP Funds Group With Finance Law Loophole

07/11/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Talking Points Memo

The "Swift Boaters" from 2004 are back at it.

A group of top Republican contributors who financially fueled the famous "Swift Boat" campaign ads that helped sink Sen. John Kerry's presidential campaign back in 2004 are starting to regroup.

A story in today's Wall Street Journal reports on new Republican efforts to circumvent the landmark campaign finance laws named after their top candidate -- the McCain-Feingold Act of 2002.

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