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  • n. Plural form of PAC.

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Examples

  • I thought ignorant, xenophobic, jingoistic philistines just ran in PACs?

    Think Progress » Palin On Whether She Will Still Speak At ‘Scammy’ Tea Party Convention: ‘You Betcha!’

  • If ex-cons can’t vote, should they be allowed to participate in PACs and/or election funds?

    Think Progress » Protest Turnout: A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Lies

  • FactCheck. org and the Hillary ad both point out that it's not legal for companies to donate to candidates, but the point of the initial Obama ad is that Obama doesn't take money from PACs, which is the way corporations channel money to campaigns.

    New Hillary Ad: Obama Only Takes On Oil Companies "On TV"

  • As Sargent's summary says "the point of the initial Obama ad is that Obama doesn't take money from PACs, which is the way corporations channel money to campaigns."

    New Hillary Ad: Obama Only Takes On Oil Companies "On TV"

  • Our steroids are called PACs and special-interest contributions.

    CNN Transcript Mar 17, 2005

  • Political action committees, known as PACs, distribute donations on behalf of companies, unions and others with common financial interests.

    USATODAY.com News

  • While for decades corporations have been able to set up special accounts, called PACs, to accept contributions and spend them on political activities, they have not been allowed to spend money from their vast corporate treasuries in connection with federal elections.

    Express Milwaukee

  • According to the 1999 report by the United Nations-sponsored Historical Clarification Commission (CEH), the 36-year civil war between government forces and leftwing guerrillas claimed around 200,000 lives, mainly rural indigenous villagers killed or forcibly abducted by the state security forces and the local civilian self-defence patrols (known as PACs) set up by the army.

    IPS Inter Press Service

  • And hopefully this time National Review will not be bought off by alias PACs funded by the Romney camp to create abjectly false impressions and misrepresentations of Huckabee's platform while overlooking significantly noticeable gaps in Romney's.

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  • The rise of political action committees, also known as PACs, reflects the fervor over last year's presidential race and a desire for access and clout when lawmakers tackle upcoming issues.

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