English version

soft money

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsoft moneysoft moneymoney that people, companies, or organizations give to political parties, rather than to a particular candidate soft
Examples from the Corpus
soft moneyBut they can give parties any amount of soft money.I was sinking fast in the mire of soft money.Is your toilet paper honestly the softest money can buy?Dole now backs a ban on PACs, soft money contributions and the use of dues to finance labor union donations.The study covered soft money gifts to the national, House and Senate committees of each major party.By 1996, a total of $ 250 million in soft money had been given to the two parties.Of the soft money total, $ 2,357,259 went to the Republican party.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.