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FEC’s New Facebook Ruling Requires Ad Sharing Info Yet Gives Reformers Little to Like
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U.S. Multinationals Benefiting from GOP Tax Overhaul Spent $82 Million Lobbying This Year
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U.S.-based multinational corporations that stand to benefit from a system that gives preferential treatment to foreign income have spent more than $82 million on lobbying in Washington since the beginning of the year.
Trump and Cabinet Heirs Stand to Gain More Than $20.7 Million from Estate Tax Change
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People who inherit money from President Trump and 10 Cabinet members will reap at least $20.7 million in estate tax savings as a direct result of the GOP overhaul of the tax code, according to a MapLight analysis of financial disclosures filed with the Office of Government Ethics.
Top Corker Aide Could Reap Windfall From Controversial Real Estate Provision In Tax Bill
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The top aide to Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., has major investments in a real estate business that could benefit from a key provision slipped into the Republican tax bill that his boss will be voting on, according to federal documents reviewed by International Business Times and MapLight.
Ten Super PAC Donors Could Save $150 Million with Tax-Deductible Contributions Through ‘Johnson Amendment’ Repeal
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The 10 biggest contributors to super PACs in the 2016 election could have saved $150 million by making tax-deductible donations to nonprofits due to a proposed overhaul of the U.S. tax code, according to a MapLight analysis of Open Secrets data.
As Millions of Americans Spent Time Commenting on Net Neutrality, Internet Providers Spent $1.12 For Each Comment
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Three of the largest internet service providers and their trade association have spent at least $26.3 million on lobbying the federal government since April 1 -- about $1.12 for every public comment filed with the government on a repeal of net neutrality rules.
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