U.S. companies offer more political spending detail: study

By Ross Kerber BOSTON (Reuters) – Top U.S. companies are reporting more detail about their political contributions, according to a survey by the Center for Political Accountability, a trend that won praise from the group, which pushes for greater transparency. In a survey provided to Reuters ahead of its scheduled release on Wednesday, the Washington-based organization scored 191 companies on a complex scale that tracked actions such as whether they disclose corporate contributions to political candidates, parties or trade associations. …

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