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Most House members’ campaign cash from outsiders

Richard Core Oct 27, 2008

Steven Henn reports on today’s Marketplace show about the findings of a study by the research group Maplight.org, which keeps an eye on money and politics. Maplight found that U.S. House members raise 79% of campaign funds from outside their districts. Here’s Steve’s story and Maplight’s special report.

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