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New Player on Capitol Hill? Playoff PAC

January 5, 2010
 

What's a cause without a political action committee? With the college football bowl season at its apex, critics of the current method of crowning a nominal college football national champion -- the Bowl Championship Series -- have introduced what they call Playoff PAC, which they describe as a "federal political committee dedicated to establishing a competitive post-season championship for college football." The organization is sponsoring national television ads, aggregating other information and, ultimately, given its name, making political donations, with this stated goal: "Playoff PAC helps elect pro-reform political candidates, mobilizes public support, and provides a centralized source of pro-reform news, thought, and scholarship."

 
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