Shadow Party

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According to

[The] Shadow Party is a nationwide liberal network of more than five-dozen unions, non-profit activist groups, and think tanks whose agendas are ideologically to the left, which are engaged in campaigning for the Democrats. Its activities include fundraising, get-out-the-vote drives, political advertising, opposition research, and media manipulation. The Shadow Party was conceived and organized principally by George Soros, Hillary Clinton and Harold Ickes.[1]

Soros and his wife, Susan, contributed $13 million to the Shadow party cause in 2004[1].

According to

The Shadow Party emerged from the dense thicket of campaign finance reforms engineered by Senators John McCain and Russ Feingold... This created an imperative that found its inevitable loophole [in soft money]... McCain-Feingold deprived the Democrats of their soft money, but the Shadow Party has provided an alternate channel for collecting unlimited contributions... under McCain-Feingold, they may no longer pass that money along to the Democratic Party, at least not directly. The solution? They give it to the Shadow Party instead[2]

See Also



  1. 1.0 1.1 Shadow Party Discover The Networks
  2. The Shadow Party: Part I Front Page Magazine, October 6, 20004

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