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Who controls campaign funds when a candidate dies?

The Federal Election Committee's Congressional candidates and committees campaign guide (212-page PDF) has lots of information about how campaigns must be run under federal law. All candidates for US ...
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Citizens United applicability to 100% foreign owned US corporations?

From https://www.fec.gov/updates/foreign-nationals/ A domestic subsidiary of a foreign corporation (or a domestic corporation owned by foreign nationals) may make donations and disbursements in ...
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How complicated can political donations be before they are bribery?

See McCormick v. United States, 500 U.S. 257 (1991). A political contribution is only vulnerable as a bribe under the Hobbs Act if the payments are made "in return for an explicit promise or ...
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How do I read Forms 990?

It is a little unclear what you are asking, but non-profit entities have to file a form with the IRS every year called Form 990 which is similar to a tax return, except that in the usual case, no ...
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What happens if someone violates a political party's "contribution rules" (which might be laws, I'm not sure)?

Nothing happens to the minor. The recipient does not get in trouble because the minor did not read the assertions, they might get in trouble if the contributor is not allowed to make said contribution,...
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Who controls campaign funds when a candidate dies?

In the case of a federal election, the political committee has control. That committee has a duty to pay debts that it has incurred. It then depends on the relationship between the party / wife / ...
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