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In American politics, a "527" is a political group, similar to a political action committee but exempt from limits on contributions to individual campaigns. In return, a 527 is barred from explicitly supporting one candidate over another, or from coordinating with a candidate's campaign.

Some major left-leaning 527's include MoveOn, EMILY's List, Democracy for America, and the New Democrat Network. Right-leaning 527 groups are far fewer: the biggest are Club for Growth and Progress for America.

The name refers to section 527 of the Internal Revenue Code.

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