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Super PAC Man

Senior Obama campaign officials defend president’s embrace of super PAC | The Ticket – Yahoo! News.

When the Supreme Court ruled in 2010 that private organizations, including corporations and unions, could spend unlimited amounts of money on political speech, President Obama decried the decision, warning that it amounted to a “threat to our democracy.” Two years later, the Obama campaign has announced that with the president’s blessing, it will support a pro-Obama super PAC–a creation of that very ruling–to received unlimited donations from individuals, corporations and unions for the 2012 presidential campaign.

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