political action committee noun
: a group that is formed to give money to the political campaigns of people who are likely to make decisions that would benefit the group's interests
: a group formed (as by an industry or an issue-oriented organization) to raise and contribute money to the campaigns of candidates likely to advance the group's interests
Examples of POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE
- The governor received over $3 million in campaign contributions from political action committees.
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