Conservative group files complaint vs. NC Senate candidate, outside group

The News & Observer

A conservative watchdog group has filed a federal elections complaint alleging improper coordination between U.S. Senate candidate Cal Cunningham and an outside group spending big on his behalf.  “It has become common practice for candidates to signal to supportive super PACs or dark money groups their preferred messaging and images and video B-roll. It does represent an embrace of the big-money political system made possible by Citizens United,” said Brendan Fisher, the director of the federal reform program at the Campaign Legal Center

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