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Question 1 of 5
What is a Super PAC?
A fundraising operation directly connected with a candidate’s campaign
A political organization, uncoordinated with a campaign, that allows donors to contribute unlimited amounts of money to support a candidate
A group of supporters directly tied to a political party’s fundraising apparatus
A coordinated financial effort planned by a campaign, in which funds are applied to ads and marketing that directly attack an opponent
Question 2 of 5
What was the 2010 U.S. Supreme Court decision that helped spur the growth of super PACs?
United States v. Jones, Antoine
Republican National Committee v. Federal Election Commission
Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission
Democracy Now v. Democratic National Committee
Question 3 of 5
According to a March 2012 Washington Post/CBS News poll, what percentage of American voters want Super PACs outlawed?
Question 4 of 5
Republican primary candidate Newt Gingrich in part kept his campaign afloat with large Super PAC contributions (over $11 million) from which supporter?
His wife, Callista Gingrich
Tycoon and reality TV star, Donald Trump
Casino owner, Sheldon Adelson
Former Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to President Bush, Karl Rove
Question 5 of 5
Who called Citizens United “one of the worst decision I have ever seen?
President Barack Obama
U.S. Senator John McCain
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Late-night host Stephen Colbert
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