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After 1 year, White House abandons push for federal contractors to disclose political giving

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The Obama administration has all but abandoned its push to require federal contractors to disclose their political donations.

A year ago, the White House composed a draft executive order that would have forced potential government contractors to reveal their political spending as a condition of submitting bids. But roughly 12 months later, no final order has been issued, and supporters and critics alike say they've seen no signs such a change is forthcoming. So, in other words, there are no rules in place to prevent contractors from using taxpayer dollars to lobby Congress to acquire more taxpayer dollars.

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