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By Kent Cooper Posted at 2:33 p.m. on July 29, 2013
The Tea Party Patriots today bought $35,800 in broadcast time at WCPO-TV, the ABC affiliate in Cincinnati, Ohio. The station broadcasts into parts of Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky. Rebecca Haglin requested time from Aug. 5 through Aug. 30 to communicate a message relating to a political matter of national importance.
Jennifer Martin was listed as the group’s CEO, and Debbie Dooley was listed as CFO, according to the station’s filing with the Federal Communications Commission. Tea Party Patriots, based in Woodstock, Ga., is a 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization.
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Kent Cooper has been uncovering and counting political money since 1972, when new disclosure laws took effect. He was assistant staff director for the Federal Election Commission's disclosure office for 22 years.
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