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Response to zalinda (Reply #7)

Fri Nov 20, 2015, 03:52 AM

79. Not true. The NNUPP SuperPAC (and yes, it IS a Super PAC) has a 527 group as another donor

and they have nothing to do with the Nurse's Union, so it makes the NNYPP Super PAC a Super PAC, not just a PAC.

National Nurses United for Patient Protection is a super PAC whose primary donor is National Nurses United, a union of more than 185,000 registered nurses across all 50 states. The super PAC also has another donor from its filing earlier this year, a 527 group called Progressive Kick, which runs donor-matching programs for progressive causes.
http://sunlightfoundation.com/blog/2015/11/18/bernie-sanders-benefits-from-566000-in-super-pac-support-from-nurses-union/


Difference between a PAC and Super PAC:

A PAC, or political action committee, is a type of organization that collects campaign contributions from members and donates those funds to campaign for or against candidates, ballot initiatives or legislation.

An organization becomes a PAC when it receives or spends more than $2,600 to influence a federal election.

A Super PAC, also known as “independent-expenditure only committees” may not make contributions to candidate campaigns or parties, but may engage in unlimited political spending independently of the campaigns. Unlike PACs, Super PACs can raise funds without any legal limit on donation size.
http://www.iagreetosee.com/faq/what-is-the-difference-between-a-pac-and-a-super-pac/

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