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Chevron, Merck Disclose Funding to 2010 Attack-Ad Groups

Publication: Bloomberg

Jonathan D. Salant
March 28, 2012

“If the disclosure comes so much later, after the ads have been paid for and the candidates have been elected, not knowing who was influencing that spending leaves voters in the dark,” said Bill Allison, editorial director of the Sunlight Foundation, a Washington-based watchdog group that follows campaign money. “You don’t know what the agendas of the groups are and you don’t know the money behind these ads.”