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In Senate Floor Speech, Lautenberg Shines Light on Koch Brothers, Secret Campaign Financiers; Calls for Passage of DISCLOSE Act
Lautenberg Exposes Connection Between Toilet Paper and Secret Money in PoliticsLautenberg Press Office, 202-224-3224
Monday, July 16, 2012
WASHINGTON, DC—During a speech on the Senate floor this evening, U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) called for passage of the DISCLOSE Act to ensure voters know which special interest groups are funding campaigns. During his speech, Lautenberg exposed how two major contributors of secret money in politics, David and Charles Koch, are able to influence elections without disclosing their activities.