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Peoria Public Radio News
3:26 pm
Tue February 19, 2013

Former congressional candidate sues IRS

Former Congressional candidate David Gill (credit: Flikr.com)

  A 2012 Democratic candidate for Congress is suing the Internal Revenue Service, saying a tax loophole allowed groups like the American Action Network to spend millions on negative campaign ads.  Former 13th district candidate and Bloomington physician David Gill is filing the suit, along with Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington. The plaintiffs contend the IRS has failed to act against 501-C4 organizations that accept large contributions to influence elections.

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