Rubio and Bush tap into ‘dark money’ sources

The 2016 election marks the rise of nonprofits aligned with specific candidates. Rubio is one of eight GOP presidential contenders, including former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, benefiting from the extra muscle.

“We’re seeing the collapse of campaign finance regulations,” said Larry Noble, a former general counsel of the Federal Election Commission who is now with the reform-focused Campaign Legal Center.

“It’s very distressing how easily presidential campaigns are just ignoring the law. They are trying to find every way around them and through them, and relying on the fact the laws are not being enforced.”

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