NY Times Caucus Piece Confuses Super PACs and 501c4s

I’ve been defending the Times’ coverage of the relationship of Citizens United and Super PACs, but this piece on a different aspect of campaign financing is clearly wrong: “Mr. Hatch, the ranking Republican on the Senate Finance Committee, was responding to a letter by seven Senate Democrats demanding that the Internal Revenue Service establish a clearer test limiting the politicking of 501(c)(4) groups like American Crossroads, a Republican group, and Priorities USA, a Democratic outfit.”

Those groups are Super PACs not 501c4s.  Even the headline of the piece confuses the issue.

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