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... Super PACs registered in between their creation in 2010 to the end of 2011 (Kennedy, 2012). The influence of the wealthiest individuals and largest corporations has been super charged because of Super PACs. Super PACs exist because are they are limited to only making autonomous spending. Candidate assistance with Super PAC fundraising efforts has pushed at the boundaries of this legally directed independence, allowing a level of organization that many observers believe creates a real threat of quid pro quo corruption. States have begun to impose limits on candidate fundraising for Super PACs that could possibly impact that candidate’s success. (Working Together for an Independent Expenditure, 2015). The Federal Election Commission and State election agencies should grasp onto these efforts and make new advances within fundraising management that impose limitations.
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