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October 26, 2010

Campaign Finance Reaches New Heights

An unprecedented amount of money from independent groups is flowing into congressional and statewide races this election season. In fact, Colorado’s U.S. senate race has attracted the highest amount of money from outside groups compared to any other federal race in the country. Bente Birkeland examines how the money is impacting the political process.

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Filed under: Bente Birkeland,Capitol Coverage,Elections,KRCC News — andrea @ 5:44 pm

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