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Rick Perry ended his presidential campaign Sept. 11, but there was $13 million left in the bank of a superPAC supporting him. The superPAC says it's given donors their money back. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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I'm Calling To Ask For Your Contribution

On today's show, we reveal which Congressional committees are a fundraising goldmine. And which committees actually make it harder for Congressmen to raise money.

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Jack Abramoff in 2004. He's the one on the right. Dennis Cook/AP hide caption

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Jack Abramoff On Lobbying

The former lobbyist is out of prison and available for interviews. We talk to him — not about his crimes, but about the legal lobbying that goes on every day.

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