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08/03/2012
Report

Outside spending by organizations that aggregate unlimited contributions from wealthy individuals and institutions is playing a significant role in the 2012 election cycle, and much of it is not disclosed.

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08/03/2012
News Release

WASHINGTON – The Top 5 “dark money” spenders on presidential election ads have reported less than 1% of their spending to the FEC, which is all that is required by the agency’s insufficient standards, according to a new report analyzing the latest campaign filings.

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08/02/2012
Report

Latest Numbers on Outside Spending, Secret Money and Super PAC Fundraising for 2012 

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07/27/2012
Report

At a time when America is facing an obesity epidemic, crushing debt and a weak economy, billions of taxpayer dollars are subsidizing junk food ingredients.  In this report, we find that in 2011, over $1.28 billion in taxpayer subsidies went to junk food ingredients, bringing the total to a staggering $18.2 billion since 1995. To put that figure in perspective, $18.2 billion is enough to buy 2.9 billion Twinkies every year—21 for every single American taxpayer.

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WISPIRG at UW-Madison hosted a stop of the Textbook Rebellion, a national tour to promote open-source textbooks.

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WISPIRG Energy Service Corps helps out a shelter in Eau Claire

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WISPIRG kicks off the fall 2010 semester

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