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Ted Cruz and the super Super PACs

Ruth Tarrant

11th January 2016

As Ted Cruz increasingly seems to be the main alternative to Donald Trump for the Republican Presidential nomination, the number of Super PACs supporting him has increased - the Washington Post reported today that there are now no less than 8 Super PACs supporting Mr Cruz. This is confusing for (especially rich) donors, who want some control over the Super PAC campaign to which they donate - which campaign do they choose? And what exactly is a Super PAC?

Ruth Tarrant

Ruth has been Subject Lead in Economics at tutor2u for many years after a career of teaching Economics, Business, Politics and Maths in a range of secondary schools. She is a highly experienced A level Economics Examiner, and also teaches undergraduate Economics on a very part-time basis at the University of Oxford. Ruth is passionate about making economics fun, engaging and accessible.

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