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Major 527's:

1) AFSCME: $49,107,976

[Your Tax dollars at work]

AFSCME is a labor union representing state and local government workers, and one of the top benefactors of the Democratic Party. AFSCME maintains two 527 committees: AFSCME People and the AFSCME Special Account, both of which were funded by contributions from the national union and its local and regional affiliates. The top recipients, aside from AFSCME affiliates, were committees connected to the national Democratic Party.

2) Joint Victory Campaign 2004 $35,780,404

Joint fundraiser for Democratic 527s
1120 Connecticut Avenue NW #1100 Washington, DC 20036...Yes! I want to help change the course of the country away from those who support the Bush Republican radical agenda...

3) Service Employees International Union (SEIU) $32,184,876

The SEIU represents service and health workers and is a top donor to the Democratic Party.

4) Democratic Governors Association $32,026,758

The DGA, officially separated from the Democratic National Committee, supports Democratic candidates for governor through contributions, research and other services and can make direct contributions to gubernatorial candidates in many states. Its top contributors include labor unions and corporations...

5) Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee $30,024,169

The DSCC is the primary fundraising vehicle for Senate Democrats. It raised both hard and soft money from unions, individuals and corporations until soft money was banned for use by national party committees as of Nov. 6, 2002. The DSCC made extensive use of 527s as joint fundraising committees that share the contributions among the DSCC, state parties and other recipients. The largest of these, New York Senate 2000, raised $12.8 million to support the election of Hillary Clinton in 2000.

6) Media Fund $27,208,905

Democratic group led by Harold Ickes
1120 Connecticut Avenue, NW #1100 Washington, DC 20036

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