NPR: Wireless Carriers Text ‘NO’ To Campaign Donations

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NPR: Wireless Carriers Text ‘NO’ To Campaign Donations

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NPR “All Things Considered” – Political candidates rely on phone banks, direct mail, bundling and other fundraising techniques, but the next big fundraising tool maybe your cell phone. In June, the Federal Election Commission gave the go-ahead for political donations via text message. But cell phone carriers aren’t so excited. Audie Cornish speaks with political consultant Erik Nilsson to find out why.

Hear about latest political fundraising trendBroadcast on August 3, 2012: http://www.npr.org/2012/08/03/158100716/wireless-carriers-text-no-to-campaign-donations