February 22, 2012

Political ads: “Magic words” ruling that boosts 527s disappoints Ethics Watch

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The Colorado Supreme Court has ruled that political organizations dubbed 527s can spend unlimited funds for state candidates as long as the ads they're financing don't include so-called "magic words" such as "vote for" or "defeat."

The decision is a disappointment for Colorado Ethics Watch, which began pressing the case since 2008.