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Participating in a political campaign for or against any candidate for public office;
Political campaigns have not been protecting e-mail users and themselves against such threats.
The CRS says that religious groups cannot endorse or oppose particular candidates, donate to political campaigns or disseminate biased voter guides during an election season.
Few taxpayers will be surprised to learn that the colony's owner was a major contributor to Brown's political campaigns.
For that, there are no political campaign activities," Houghton said.
All Mayor James Hahn and his airport stooges had to do was to consider the company's record rather than its $100,000 contribution to the anti- secession campaign, as well as thousands more to individual political campaigns, and awarded the contract to a company with a first-rate record.
In plain English, interest groups are free to spend money and resources attempting to influence the outcome of political campaigns as long as they do not directly urge anyone to vote for or against a candidate.
The Internal Revenue Service Code specifically forbids non-profit organizations, which includes houses of worship, from intervening in political campaigns, including issuing statements in support of or in opposition to any candidate.
IRS officials have indicated they will have zero tolerance for violations and in one 1995 memorandum took the following hard line: "Intervention in a political campaign [by a non-profit group] may be subtle or blatant.
The waivers, though apparently not legally binding, will say that the voter guides are not being distributed in conjunction with any political campaign.
A [tax-exempt] organization may not participate in, or intervene in (including the publishing or distributing of statements), any political campaign on behalf of (or in opposition to) any candidate for public office," reads the document.
A top executive for real estate mogul Alan Casden and 13 of his firm's subcontractors were indicted on charges they conspired to violate Los Angeles political campaign finance limits in the 2001 city elections, District Attorney Steve Cooley said Monday.