DNC Convention won't accept corporate funds

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    DNC won't take corporate funds for Charlotte convention - Politics Wires - MiamiHerald.com

    CHARLOTTE OBSERVER

    Promoters of Charlotte's 2012 Democratic National Convention will have to do what no convention organizers have done before: Raise millions of dollars without corporate cash.
    The party's new convention rules also limit individual donations and bar money from federal lobbyists and PACs. That could make it harder for organizers to raise the nearly $37 million called for in the contract between the city and the Democratic National Committee.
    Party officials and the White House hope the changes underscore their pledge to run a grassroots convention not tied to special interests.


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    is this like obama's promise to only use public funding?
     
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    Well thats pretty cool .
     
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    How about adding Union's and China to the list. ;)
     
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    There are businesses and organizations that aren't corporations. I suppose they will just rely on Union, Non-profits, partnerships, LLCs, and sole proprietorships.
     
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    Nothing but smoke and mirrors.
     
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    They will just fail to disclose the donations as the Obama camp is still doing.
     
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    "DNC won't take corporate funds for Charlotte convention - Politics Wires - MiamiHerald.com
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    At least not publically accountable ones.
     
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    Funny. The bars in Charlotte will be filled with lobbyests. Thanks DNC for giving us something to beat you over the head with. No doubt theyve allready broken this promise. I hope the liberal media champions this move so republicans can beat them over the head with it!
     

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