Where the money is: A campaign spending primer
January 23rd, 2012
07:23 PM ET
6 years ago

Where the money is: A campaign spending primer

Washington (CNN) - The following is a primer on campaign finance terms relevant to the Supreme Court's 2010 "Citizens United" ruling that loosened spending restrictions in federal elections, which will have an impact this election year.


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  1. enuff

    Millions upon millions of dollars spent on smear campaigns and people are still homeless and hungry. Maybe the campaign funds should be used for something that actually BENEFIT MANKIND .

    January 24, 2012 12:32 am at 12:32 am |
  2. diridi

    stashed in Caymen Islands. Romney.

    January 24, 2012 07:45 am at 7:45 am |
  3. Rudy NYC

    I think the candidate who has millions of attack ads being spent by superPACs is vulnerable to an attack that said candidate is sponsored by and beholden to special interests.

    January 24, 2012 08:36 am at 8:36 am |