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Federal Election Commission

Dark Money Group Lied About Spending

The 501(c)4 social welfare group, A Better America Now, told the IRS it did not spend any money on "direct or indirect political campaign activities ," yet at the same time told the Federal Election Commission it had spent about $65,000 urging people to "vote against" Pete Gallego, a Texas candidate for Congress.

Dark Money Poured Into New Mexico Senate Contest

By Kim Barker and Justin Elliott, ProPublica Dark money groups flooded Albuquerque's airwaves in August, aiming to sway a hotly contested U.S. Senate race by making more than half the political ad buys on top TV stations. That fact,

Chris Matthews Goes After Karl Rove For Abuse Of Tax Status By Crossroads GPS

On this Tuesday's Hardball, Chris Matthews spoke to The Huffington Post's Dan Froomkin and National Memo's Joe Conason about Karl Rove's group, Crossroads GPS and their potential violations of FEC rules and their more obvious violations of the stricter IRS rules on how anyone claiming 501(c)(4) privileged tax status is allowed to spend their money.