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IRS Reminds Charities of Political Activity Ban

Federal law prohibits section 501(c)(3) organizations, including charities and churches, from becoming directly or indirectly involved in campaigns of political candidates. Violation of the law can threaten loss of tax exempt status (Nov. 2007)

OpenSecrets.org - Political Contributions by Name  Editor's Pick

The Center for Responsive Politics is a non-partisan, non-profit research group based in Washington, D.C. that tracks money in politics, and its effect on elections and public policy. Click on Politicians & Elections for 2016 and presidential campaign; see which Senators & Representatives received health sector donations. View Health sector trends as a whole or track the contributors. Top donors and amounts are noted for 2016. Are your political contributions getting the kind of health policy you want for the U.S.?

U.S. House of Representatives: Find your Representative

Find your US representative to Congress, by using your zip code. Link will take you to the representative's federal government website

U.S. Senate: Find Your Senators

Easy to use. Find any senator, along with address and telephone

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State Comparisons: Health Insurance Coverage of Nonelderly 0-64, by state (2014)

Have you ever wondered where the 32 million people under age 65 and without health insurance are located, after the Exchange went into effect? Kaiser Family Foundation shows the number uninsured by state. Ten states make up 59% (over 19 million) of the US uninsured under 65: Texas, California, Florida, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, Illinois, Pennsylvania New Jersey and Ohio. KFF statehealthfacts.org updated 2015

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