Political action committee

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In the United States, a political action committee (PAC) is a type of organization that gives money to campaigns from members and donates those funds to campaign for or against candidates, ballot initiatives, or legislation.[1][2] The legal term PAC has been created in pursuit of campaign finance reform in the United States.

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  1. Janda, Kenneth; Berry, Jeffrey M.; Goldman, Jerry (2008-12-19). The Challenge of Democracy: American Government in a Global World (10 ed.). Boston: Cengage Learning. p. 309. ISBN 054720454X. Retrieved 2013-05-13.
  2. "Kentucky: Secretary of State - Civics Glossary". Sos.ky.gov. 2010-12-20. Archived from the original on 2013-06-07. Retrieved 2012-01-04.