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Politico: Michele Bachmann film ads to be aired in Iowa by Citizens United

Conservative organization Citizens United will hit Iowa airwaves next week with advertisements touting its film about Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), who’s already sitting toward the top of most polls in the first-caucus state.

Citizens United president David Bossie said the ad — a $75,000 buy — is not a political message or an independent expenditure in support of Bachmann because it promotes a movie, not a candidate. The ad won’t feature a political disclaimer — Bossie noted that Citizens United, which last year prompted the Supreme Court case that upended long-standing federal campaign finance laws in the Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision, has a media exemption for such communications.

Read more at Politico

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