Definition of political action committee in English:

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political action committee


(In the US) an organization that raises money privately to influence elections or legislation, particularly at the federal level: her political action committee has raised almost $900,000 this election cycle
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  • Therefore, I propose that we organize a political action committee on a national level, to address the concerns of our communities.
  • It doesn't ban such ads, but it does say the issue groups would have to raise separate money through a political action committee - ‘hard money’ it's called - to pay for those ads.
  • Revisions of the law did allow political action committees to use corporate money for ‘administrative’ purposes.
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