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Op Ed: California can shine a light on national 'dark money' in campaigns

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Feb. 4, 2013—The disastrous Citizens United Supreme Court decision three years ago unleashed a flood of political money unprecedented in U.S. history. Organizations can now raise and spend unlimited amounts of money to influence elections, without disclosing where that money came from. These "dark money" groups spent hundreds of millions of dollars nationally to influence November's elections. Read more

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Key Legislators

SenatorsParty/DistrictRelated bills sponsored
Mark DeSaulnier[D-CA]7
Darrell Steinberg[D-CA]6
Mike Morrell[R-CA]5
AssemblymembersParty/DistrictRelated bills sponsored
Curt Hagman[R-CA]5
Paul Fong[D-CA]5
Connie Conway[R-CA]4

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Numbers on this page (except for Latest Bills) include latest available data through the present starting January 1, 2009 for contributions and in the 2009 legislative session for bill positions. For date range numbers on Latest Bills, visit the bill page.