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

"… s top lobbying group, the Pharmaceutical Researchers and Manufacturers of America, donated $325,000. Health insurer Aetna gave $300,000 and pharmaceutical …"

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"… f the ads is the real tenant of 601 Pennsylvania Avenue., N.W., Suite 500: America’s Health Insurance Plans, which is one of the best-funded and influentia …"

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"… s who have helped the nonprofit work to “tip the scales back towards the American people and away from special interests in Washington." During its inaugu …"

"… Organizing for Action's mission is to put power back into the hands of the American people,” former Obama campaign manager Jim Messina, who is now the nati …"

"… gn manager Jim Messina, who is now the national chairman of Organizing for America, wrote in a fundraising email last March. “That's why we won't accept a …"

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"… g bill working its way through Congress would take a step toward reforming America’s controversial food aid program, by allowing more aid to be purchased w …"

"… purchase most food aid near where it is delivered, the U.S. buys food from American farms, ships it on American vessels, and gives away much of the goods fre …"

"… where it is delivered, the U.S. buys food from American farms, ships it on American vessels, and gives away much of the goods free of cost for humanitarian g …"

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"… to trade associations, including major political players like the Chamber, America's Health Insurance Plans and the American Petroleum Institute. Meanwhile, …"

"… litical players like the Chamber, America's Health Insurance Plans and the American Petroleum Institute. Meanwhile, about 14 percent went to social welfare …"

"… National Conference of State Legislators, the Heritage Foundation and the American Legislative Exchange Council. The analysis found that roughly one-third o …"

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"… tment said, “Proper adjudication of these claims is a cornerstone of the American legal system, and many workers rely on that process to resolve disputes. …"

"… adly toll of lung disease Work-related lung disease takes a heavy toll in America. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health — NIOSH, part …"

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"… ipline in many but the most extreme and dangerous circumstances.” …"

"… al group, and community organizers in San Francisco show that African-American students represented only 8 percent of the city's public high school …"

"… hools” resolution. Despite that, Haney said, “the numbers for African American students remain not just troubling, but shocking.” The resolution call …"

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"… ple in a financial industry that holds more than $1 trillion but that most Americans know little about. Metsger, whose ascent they had gathered to toast, wa …"

"… hat credit unions are inherently good, and more credit unions are good for America. Among the guests at Metsger’s luncheon was his new boss, NCUA Cha …"

"… Credit Union simply by agreeing to become a member, cost-free, of the American Consumer Council. “There really are no longer any restrictions on memb …"

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"… y fit his small frame. He was the youngest person executed in 20th century America. These days, not everyone who lives in the area has heard the story of Ge …"

"… ath penalty Innocence Project. It wasn't until around the late 1980s when American courts began using expert witnesses to testify about false confessions at …"

"… and the Central Park Five case took place in New York City. In 2009, the American Psychology-Law Society published a white paper on false confessions autho …"

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"… unlight will change the behavior of some of the biggest names in corporate America — sunlight here meaning greater transparency and accountability. It’s …"

"… overing this changed behavior — and its potential consequences for every American — without much competition from U.S.-based media. It seems that reporte …"

"… e country’s most influential political organizations — the 40-year-old American Legislative Exchange Council — was able to operate largely under t …"

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"… hes appear simply to reflect a stereotypical divide between two regions of America with their own closely held views of guns and their place in daily life. B …"

"… rong down here.” Linda Bridges, president of the Texas affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers, opposes arming teachers, and she’s skeptical of …"

"… e taking off your shoes at the airport or any number of intrusive measures Americans have grown accustomed to since Sept. 11, 2001. “The realization I thin …"

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"… ailed his vision. “From the outset, Fisker Automotive aimed to be a new American car company, setting pioneering standards for low-emission technology and …"

"… tfolio with clean, renewable domestic energy, spur U.S. industry, and make America more competitive in a rapidly-growing, global market for advanced vehicles …"

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"… ary Henry Morgenthau warned President Franklin D. Roosevelt that Americans were dodging taxes by setting up holding companies in the Bahamas, Newfo …"

"… he U.S. supported the OECD’s blacklist under the Clinton administration. American support didn’t hold, though, after the 2000 election put George W. Bush …"

"… rug cartels to launder billions of dollars. Many state governments across America, meanwhile, benefit from serving as tax and secrecy havens for corporation …"

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"… The Fund’s grants made up more than three-fourths of its expenses. The American Petroleum Institute, received $165.4 million in dues in 2012. That includ …"

"… e that went to politically active “dark money” nonprofits: $250,000 to American Action Network, $25,000 to the 60 Plus Association and $15,000 to America …"

"… American Action Network, $25,000 to the 60 Plus Association and $15,000 to Americans for Prosperity. The Institute, the largest trade association of the oil …"

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"… d ($750,000), the League of Conservation Voters ($650,000), People for the American Way ($550,000) and America’s Voice ($500,000). It also contributed $25 …"

"… Conservation Voters ($650,000), People for the American Way ($550,000) and America’s Voice ($500,000). It also contributed $255,000 to two "Occupy Sandy" …"

"… nded by GOP strategist Karl Rove. Unlike Rove’s network, where both the American Crossroads super PAC and the nonprofit Crossroads GPS have publicly taken …"

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"… hase most food aid in the regions that receive it, the U.S. buys food from American farms, ships it on American vessels, and gives away much of the goods fre …"

"… gions that receive it, the U.S. buys food from American farms, ships it on American vessels, and gives away much of the goods free of cost for humanitarian g …"

"… different,” said Gawain Kripke, policy director for the aid group Oxfam America, which advocated in favor of the amendment. “We never really had a …"

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"… ere the Washington D.C.-based Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) trade group and the International Association of Firefighters unio …"

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"… ear into political opponents. The super PAC — known as FreedomWorks for America — came in addition to the group’s traditional PAC, which, unlike super …"

"… son, the FreedomWorks board member. FEC records show the FreedomWorks for America super PAC spent roughly $20 million on advertisements that endorsed or opp …"

"… ple, high-stakes intra-party GOP contests. For instance, FreedomWorks for America spent almost $500,000 to aid Cruz during his contentious GOP primary fight …"

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"… popular among builders trying to meet the demands of the post-war boom in America. “Low cost housing went into mass production in 1947-1948,” researcher …"

"… y. Cigarette manufacturers Brown and Williamson Tobacco Corp. and British American Tobacco Co., among others, were “very concerned about the threat of pro …"

"… oducts liability lawsuits,” researchers wrote in the Journal of the American Medical Association in 1995, and took steps to “avoid the discover …"

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"… murder and other violent felonies easily evaded justice simply by crossing America’s borders. Clearly, we live in a shrinking world where problems are mor …"

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"… those of previous administrations — about one in three, according to the American Foreign Service Association, the labor union and trade association for ca …"

"… nd the de facto ‘three-year rental’ of ambassadorships,” extolls the American Foreign Service Association website. “The appointment of non-career ind …"

"… f non-career individuals, however accomplished in their own field, to lead America’s important diplomatic missions abroad should be exceptional and circums …"

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"… elations experts to camouflage the increasing levels of toxic pollution in America. The industry also seeks to prevent reasonable regulations of dangerous ch …"

"… a similar ring to the investigation we published just last week on how the American Chemistry Council seeks to prevent states from regulating toxic chemicals …"

"… ear on a global basis (as noted above). The book is called The Cheating of America: How Tax Avoidance and Evasion by the Super Rich Are Costing the Country B …"

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