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political action committee in Policies topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpolitical action committeepoˌlitical ˈaction comˌmittee noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 American EnglishPPP (abbreviation PAC) an organization formed by a business, union, or interest group to help raise money for politicians who support their ideas
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political action committeeTraffickers have become a political action committee.Unlike a business corporation or labor union, a charity may not sponsor or support a political action committee.Caps on individual and political action committee donations to candidates can and are easily circumvented.His political action committee chipped in to numerous campaigns.As governor, Weld has shunned political action committee contributions.There was another $ 2. 1 million in tobacco political action committee contributions that went directly to individual campaigns.