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Campaign finance loophole allows for foreign election interference, report finds

Businesses that finance super PACs could be exploited by foreigners who want to secretly and illegally spend millions to influence American elections, a campaign finance advocacy group warned Wednesday.

So long as they disclose their donors, super PACs are allowed to raise and spend unlimited amounts in support or opposition of candidates for president and Congress. But these donations too often come from opaque shell companies, Issue One said in a new study, obscuring the true source of the money and opening campaigns to even more interference by overseas adversaries.

A bipartisan nonprofit that advocates for a broad democracy reform agenda, Issue One says the remedy is more regulation of these shell companies. (The group operates but has no journalistic say over The Fulcrum.)

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National Business Network Call

Organizer: American Promise

Hear Jeff Clements, co-founder and president, speak about American Promise's 2020 strategy and the importance of our National Business Network. Learn about how the powerful business voice is uniquely positioned to help win the American Promise Amendment.

Meet National Business Network Supporters and Members on this kick-off call. Dive into the economic argument, weigh in on actions, and make a difference for the greater good as we begin our journey as a National Business Network together to level the playing field in America's marketplace.

Location: Webinar

Stand with Maine – Environmental Leaders See The Big Money Connection

Organizer: American Promise

Stand with Maine is a campaign for every Mainer who believes Mainers, not out-of-state interests, should control local elections. This month's call will feature Maine environmental leaders who see the direct connection between ensuring clean air and water in our beautiful state, and limiting the political influence of special interest groups only concerned with their bottom line. Maine is in the midst of its most expensive elections ever, and there's never been a better time to get involved with this exciting root cause campaign.

Location: Webinar

The Conservative Case to Get Money Out

Organizer: American Promise

Constitutional Amendments are won when there is overwhelming cross-partisan support. Winning the American Promise Amendment to get big money out of politics and put power back in the hands of the American people will take all of us working together. Join conservative leaders in the movement for a political roundtable on how to fix things.

Location: Webinar

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