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Hard Money/Contribution Limits

When it comes to money in politics, most people think in terms of "hard money" – money for federal candidate campaigns that comes from legal sources, subject to contribution limits, and reported to the Federal Election Commission (FEC). Hard money stands in contrast to "soft money" – money for political purposes that comes from sources and in amounts otherwise prohibited for federal candidate campaigns. To learn more, please start with our primer located under "In the Spotlight."

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» Primer on Hard Money/Individual Contributions

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