POLITICS

Midterm Election Spending Aims To Sway Races As Donors' Names Kept Secret

09/21/2010 09:33 am 09:33:23 | Updated May 25, 2011

A revamped regulatory landscape this year has elevated the attractiveness to political operatives of groups like Crossroads and others, organized under the auspices of Section 501(c) of the tax code. Unlike so-called 527 political organizations, which can also accept donations of unlimited size, 501(c) groups have the advantage of usually not having to disclose their donors' identity.

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