NY24 congressional candidate: Why I won’t take corporate PAC money (Commentary)

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Democrats across the country have begun swearing off corporate PAC money in upcoming races. These candidates have largely been running in federal elections, but in New York, several statewide and legislative candidates have also promised not to accept corporate donations.

Similarly, the IFS quibbles over how dependent political candidates are on large corporate donations: "Special interest" money does not dominate campaign coffers, even of the candidates you don’t like. This ties in to Ocasio-Cortez’s earlier assertion that a campaign could be entirely funded by corporate PAC donations.

"There are certainly other areas where special interest money is a problem, but some of it is outside of a candidate’s control," Bozzi said. "But they can control whether or no they take corporate PAC checks. And you’ve seen the focus on corporate PACs because that is where people recognize the problem is."

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It doesn’t matter to Esmeralda Soria that she is running for a House seat against a fellow Democrat, and an eight-term incumbent at that. "My goal is to convince every single person in our community, beyond our Democratic party, that I am the candidate that will best represent them in Congress," said Soria, who on Thursday officially announced her bid to win the job held by Rep. Jim Costa.

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NY24 congressional candidate: Why I won’t take corporate PAC money (Commentary). is a candidate for Congress in New York’s 24th District.. Ending the influence of corporate PAC money won.

Abigail Spanberger won’t take money from corporate political action committees but will from ideological political action committees because the issue PACs have their position statements on their web pages.. Spanberger said that Friday to a business organization that donates no political money, Virginia FREE, but there were plenty of big donors or their representatives in the room.

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Schweikert has said he won’t resign, but the investigation and $500,000 in legal fees may have taken a toll on the congressman’s standing in the 6th District, a historically Republican seat in the.