From Open Secrets:
On Tuesday, Dec. 15 at 2 p.m., the Center for Responsive Politics and Wesleyan Media Project will host a webchat featuring our new report, to be released that day, on outside money in the 2016 presidential race.
Already, record amounts of cash are being pumped into the contest, and, as a result, voters in early primary states are being swamped by political ads. Increasingly, those ads are run by super PACs and dark money 501(c) organizations — both of which can raise and spend unlimited amounts supporting or attacking candidates, often without disclosing the names of the individuals, corporations or unions backing them. Join WMP’s Erika Fowler, CRP’s Sheila Krumholz and Robert Maguire and others from both teams to discuss who’s running the ads so far in the 2016 presidential campaign, where the money is coming from and where it’s being spent.
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