Pop-up super PACs flood Georgia runoff: 'It's about the big message'

CBS 46 Atlanta

Despite the name suggesting homegrown roots, Peachtree PAC is an arm of the Senate Leadership Fund, a super PAC affiliated with McConnell, a Kentucky Republican. "The most concerning (PACs) are those that pop up, just before a hotly contested election, like the ones we're seeing in Georgia," explained Brendan Fischer, federal reform director at the Campaign Legal Center. Those PACs "create the appearance of having local roots, but in reality, are financed by or affiliated with national party interests."

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