political donation

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Noun1.political donation - a contribution made to a politician or a political campaign or a political party
donation, contribution - a voluntary gift (as of money or service or ideas) made to some worthwhile cause
soft money - political contributions made in such a way as to avoid the United States regulations for federal election campaigns (as by contributions to a political action committee)
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com/contributions/#Y29udHJpYnV0b3JfZnQ9TGxveWQlMjBTaGFwbGV5JmdlbmVyYWxfdHJhbnNhY3Rpb25fdHlwZT1zdGFuZGFyZA==) made a political donation since contributing $100 to former California Gov.
Tokyo, Mar 6(ANI): Japan Foreign Minister Seiji Maehara has reportedly decided to resign after becoming embroiled in an illegal political donation scandal.
If you take a table at a conference it will be declared as a political donation.
But a controversial political donation has stirred the wrath of national gay and lesbian groups that previously had praised the retail chain.
CONFUSION remains about Labour Senator Alan Kelly and the curious case of the political donation that went back and forth across the table.
Koo had denied the allegations, saying the money was a political donation to Chen's Democratic Progressive Party.
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW ) never made a political donation to the Labour Party.
Added to the admission by Work and Pensions Secretary Peter Hain about yet another undeclared political donation, it also shaves away some more of that moral authority the Prime Minister claims to value so highly.
Norman Thompson is a retired academic who has led Ms Rhiannon's political donation project for the past four years.
He added: ``Nobody should get an honour because they made a political donation.
All public representatives, unsuccessful election candidates and third parties who receive a donation for political purposes greater than pounds 100 in any particular year will have to open a political donation account and lodge the money there.
Neill made it clear that to make a political donation, you have to be eligible to register as a UK voter.

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