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At Least 1 in 4 Dark Money Dollars in 2012 Had Koch Links,” Robert Maguire Center for Responsive Politics, Dec 3, 2013.

Battle Over Dark Money Takes Many Forms On State Level.” Peter Olsen-Phillips, Sunlight Foundation, September 5, 2013.

Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002: Summary and Comparison with Previous Law,” Joseph E. Cantor and L. Paige Whitaker, Congressional Research Service, Jan 9, 2004.

Campaign Disclosure, Privacy and Transparency.” Bill of Rights Journal, William & Mary Law School, 2011.

Can the States Save Our Democracy?,” Hedrick Smith, New York Times, August 21, 2016.

Disclosure Chart,” Campaign Legal Center.

Federal Rules for Political Advertising on Television and Radio,” Campaign Legal Center, September 24, 2014.

Follow the Money,” National Institute on Money in State Politics.

From Social Welfare to Political Warfare,” Coalition for Accountability in Political Spending & Office of Bill de Blasio Public Advocate for the City of New York, March 2013.

Fulfilling Kennedy’s Promise: Why the SEC Should Mandate Disclosure of Corporate Political Activity,” Harvard Law School and Public Citizen, September 2011.

Guidance for Tax-Exempt Social Welfare Organizations on Candidate-Related Activities,” Internal Revenue Service, Notice of Proposed Rule-Making, Federal Register, Nov. 29, 2013.

How Nonprofits Spend Millions on Elections and Call It Public Welfare,” Aug. 18, 2012. Kim Barker, ProPublica.

IRS Can End Dark Money’ in Federal Elections,” Fred Wertheimer, Huffington Post, Sept 2, 2014.

The IRS Harassment Scandal: A Timeline of ‘Reform’,” Center for Competitive Politics, Sept 16, 2013.

Money Line User Guide.” Congressional Quarterly. CQ Political Moneyline.

One Million Americans Want Corporations to Reveal Political Spending.” Moyers & Company, John Light, September 8, 2014.

Open Secrets,” Center for Responsive Politics.

Outside Groups with Deep Pockets Lift G.O.P.,” Nicholas Confessore, New York Times – Nov 5, 2014.

Outside Spending: Frequently Asked Questions about 501(c)(4) Groups,” Center for Responsive Politics.

Primer on Disclosure and Electronic Filings.” Public Citizen.

Secret Persuasion: How Big Campaign Donors Stay Anonymous,” Peter Overby et al, Morning Edition, National Public Radio, Nov 6, 2013.

The State of Campaign Finance Policy: Recent developments and Issues for Congress,” R. Sam Garrett, Congressional Research Service, June 23, 2014.

Timeline of IRS Scandal,” Rachael Blade, Politico September 22, 2014.

Timeline of the IRS Targeting Scandal,” Center for Competitive Politics.

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