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"… grew up in a state regularly ranked in national studies as the smartest in America, and one lauded by CNBC this year as a technology innovation powerhouse. J …"

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"… o important to do what the Center does. I was probably the last person in America to read this slightly fawning — though not in the direction you might ex …"

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"… Revenue Service, three times more than the next largest single donor, the American Justice Partnership. While the RSLC has also focused on state legislativ …"

"… o settlement of the late 1990s. “The AGs got the attention of corporate America in a big way,” said Colorado Attorney General John Suthers, a member of …"

"… the DAGA from 2003 through 2013. Tobacco companies, most notably Reynolds American and Altria, have given more than $7.5 million to the RSLC compared to jus …"

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"… cials in Brussels on March 26, he publicly expressed renewed optimism that America’s estimated $120 billion effort to reconstruct Afghanistan will leave be …"

"… n it could absorb in legitimate channels to undertake needed reforms; American military officers and civilian aid workers alike were unprepared to manag …"

"… and counter influence from Iran, meanwhile “gave substance to charges of American hypocrisy,” the Joint Staff report said. And as security conditions wor …"

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"… sp;  …"

"… Judge Adelman wrote in her decision on Wisconsin. The controversy over America’s restrictive voting laws — which supporters describe as necessary to …"

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"… n Congress are seeking re-election. Known as “New Hampshire PAC to Save America,” the super PAC was registered by David Mason, a Republican who served o …"

"… per PAC's treasurer, is the only person named in New Hampshire PAC to Save America’s registration filing, the group also lists an address in Concord, N.H., …"

"… te Majority PAC have already made expenditures in the Senate contest. And Americans for Prosperity, the politically active nonprofit supported by the conser …"

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"… ost Canadians’ experiences, but we spent millions of dollars to persuade Americans that they were. At every stop between Halifax and Vancouver this month, …"

"… em — known as Medicare — our lawmakers in Washington were establishing America’s own single-payer Medicare program, but only for folks 65 and older and …"

"… t doctors and hospitals, they were in many cases off-limits to millions of Americans, many of whom were uninsured because of preexisting conditions that made …"

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"… oring the conference. Other funders include trade associations such as the American Petroleum Institute and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and conservative fo …"

"… by advocates of public pension reform. Bill Lurye, general counsel of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, stands out as one of …"

"… dlined “How public worker pensions are too rich for New York’s — and America’s — blood.” The column decried unions’ efforts to thwart pension r …"

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"… hair of another drafted a letter to regulators and sent it directly to the American Bankers Association so the industry group could pressure other lawmakers …"

"… industry,” a magazine published by the Independent Community Bankers of America proclaimed in 2011. Capito, who chairs the subcommittee that ove …"

"… Buchanan, decamped to Ogilvy Government Relations where he lobbies for the American Bankers Association, insurers and a private equity firm. Former committee …"

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"… sentatives twice met with officials. Members of the United Mine Workers of America also met once with the White House officials. On Wednesday, Main and Pere …"

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"… ight had previously worked at the NSA; the DIA and the NRO, which operates America’s spy satellites. The CIA said it learned of the actions by other agenci …"

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"… 014, a slight increase from its spending during the first quarter of 2013. …"

"… ore on lobbying thanks to its “successful 2013 earnings results.” The American Chemistry Council’s lobbying spending jumped from $1.9 million during t …"

"… s in 2013," she added.) Those reporting more modest increases include the American Medical Association, Koch Industries, National Association of Broadcaster …"

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"… articular candidate who the PAC sees as epitomizing all that is wrong with America." It's the latest nomenclatural go-around between federal regulators and …"

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"… that mistakes cannot be made. “Perfection is the expectation” for “America’s frontline missile operators,” an article in Airman Online, a website …"

"… buse is clearly a steep challenge, given that between 14 and 20 percent of Americans in their twenties have told federal surveyors they recently us …"

"… “not unhappy.” But the following month, when Carey joined seven other American officials on an official trip to Moscow, he told them that “his gr …"

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"… nfluence the debate on health care reform. Our number one objective: make Americans so afraid of “heading down the slippery slope toward socialism” that …"

"… . Leading the scare campaign behind the scenes was the trade association, America’s Health Insurance Plans. With help from a right-wing Canadian outfit ca …"

"… ser Institute, which has received funding from the Koch brothers and other American donors, AHIP put together a three-ring binder of talking points for insur …"

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"… n was raised this week at the Skoll World Forum in Oxford: Why aren't more Americans alarmed by the tremendous drop in the numbers of reporters covering the …"

"… the tremendous drop in the numbers of reporters covering the news?  America's total newsroom workforce dropped 17,000, from 55,000 in 2006 to 38,000 i …"

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"… n for that,” said Phil Smith, a spokesman for the United Mine Workers of America. At the heart of the rule are provisions cutting in half the amount of du …"

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"… thless and Burdened, Reuters was honored for “The Child Exchange: Inside America’s Underground Market for Adopted Children,” by Megan Twohey. Other wi …"

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"… tol Hill, or couch sitters in swing states, but at the hearts and minds of American college students, as well. In all, two of the six private charitable fou …"

"… ey to help bankroll academic programs that “reinvigorate the teaching of America’s founding principles and history” at 45 institutes of higher educatio …"

"… istory” at 45 institutes of higher education, from Harvard University to American University to the University of California, Los Angeles.   In 2012, …"

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"… for government affairs for the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America. “Just because HHS were to promulgate a rule that says certain state law …"

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"… experts to improve its standards. Some Japanese officials have told their American counterparts that the homogenous, pacifist nature of their society makes …"

"… Japan’s nuclear installations. The U.S. campaign was inspired partly by America’s discovery in 2002 that the 9/11 attackers had initially considered a p …"

"… emselves as very much isolated from this particular threat, that it was an American concern that didn’t touch them.” The Mihama drill, the first of its …"

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"… l provide fuel for scores of special reactors resembling those canceled in America a generation ago. Critics of the Japanese project worry that its completio …"

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"… who supports voucher programs and charter schools. The state branch of the American Federation for Children, another education group, spent another $33,000. …"

"… corporations to fund political campaigns. Among the biggest spenders: the American Federation for Children, 50CAN, Stand for Children and Democrats for Educ …"

"… e organization was countered by roughly $2 million from labor groups. The American Federation for Children spent $110,000 in outside spending supporting thr …"

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"… one has been aided by nonprofits such as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the American Action Network and the YG Network. Together these nonprofits have spent a …"

"… r, as the Center for Public Integrity previously reported. Meanwhile, the American Action Network — which is led by former GOP Sen. Norm Coleman — has r …"

"… ceived financial support in recent years from other nonprofits such as the American Petroleum Institute, the Motion Picture Association of America and the Re …"

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"… e the tea party-affiliated organizations. Super PAC FreedomWorks for America, for example, is campaigning against Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., who  …"

"… Republican," Russ Walker, national political director for FreedomWorks for America, told the Center for Public Integrity. "I don't worry about the criticism. …"

"… PAC, which has pushed against Club for Growth Action and FreedomWorks for America by spending $342,000 to skewer McDaniel. Another is Texans for a Conserva …"

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"… illa’s body, with the caption “Operation Choke Point: Obama Destroying America.” In addition to Tea Party rhetoric, the campaign employs images of  …"

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"… regulators, making the Eagle Ford one of the most active drilling sites in America. Energy companies, cheered on by state officials, envision thousands more …"

"… ors.” 'Help us ... before we all die' The energy industry’s impact on Americans living near drilling areas has been fiercely debated in the last decade, …"

"… ation and public-relations arm of the Independent Petroleum Association of America. A former aide to Newt Gingrich, he’s a polished, thoughtful evangelist …"

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"… clined requests for photographs or an on-camera interview. …"

"… n Depth, which is affiliated with the Independent Petroleum Association of America, was the only industry representative who agreed to appear on camera. Omar …"

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"… se Majority PAC raised $7.8 million. Additionally, the Democratic-aligned American Bridge 21st Century super PAC — which specializes in opposition researc …"

"… 000. Liberal billionaire George Soros, meanwhile, contributed $500,000 to American Bridge in December, earning him the top spot among that group’s 2013 do …"

"… tive nonprofits, the favored vehicles of the Kochs. Poor showing for GOP American Crossroads and the Conservative Victory Project, two super PACs connected …"

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"… more than $1 million to the group last year while tobacco company Reynolds American, Koch Industries and health insurer Wellpoint each contributed more than …"

"… aceutical companies. The International Association of Firefighters and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, donated $400,000 and …"

"… y’s top lobbying group, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, donated $325,000. The heavy corporate and union backing of the groups ha …"

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