Jeffrey Sherlock http://mtpr.org en Judge fines “dark money” group more than $260,000 http://mtpr.org/post/judge-fines-dark-money-group-more-260000 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">American Tradition Partnership, one of the primary “dark money” groups operating in Montana the past few elections, has been fined more than $260,000 for illegal campaign activity. This even as the group may be quietly dissolving.</span></p><p>“Here, we have what appears to be a deliberate attempt to evade Montana’s campaign and reporting requirements,” District Judge Jeffrey Sherlock wrote in his Monday ruling.</p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 21:39:21 +0000 Dan Boyce 11719 at http://mtpr.org Judge fines “dark money” group more than $260,000