Courthouse News Service: Hacked Democratic Party Emails Reveal the Underside of Politics


"The scandal is not what they can do that is illegal," he said. "It is what they can do that is legal," said Larry Noble, general counsel for the nonpartisan Campaign Legal Center, in an interview.

He said the WikiLeaks revelations are like "turning over the rock and showing you what happens routinely in both political parties."

A longtime advocate for stronger campaign finance laws, the Campaign Legal Center fought against that decision, and Noble said the case shows that "what most people think of as corruption is unfortunately very legal."

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