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Found this in The Washington Post. Apparently when two or more people associate in Colorado to advocate a political position, and spend more than $200, they become an "issue committee".

Link: George F. Will - The Speech Police Tackle a Subdivision -

Ugly locutions often crop up in the promotion of ugly politics. Consider the threat of "scrutinization." It has been made against some residents of Parker North, Colo., who expressed a political opinion without first getting their state government's permission for political activity. Herewith another example of what is being done around the nation in the name of political hygiene, as that is understood by "campaign finance reformers," those irksome improvers whose animating ideology is McCainism.


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