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D.C. PAC Shutters, Highlighting Fine Ethical Line For Groups Across The Country
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Democratic mayoral candidate Jim Kenney benefited from a super PAC that helped him win in the city's Democratic primary election. Matt Slocum/AP hide caption

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Coming To A Mayor's Race Near You: SuperPACs Moving Into Cities
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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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'Social Welfare' Organizations Play Big Role In Presidential Politics
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Why Does The Mortgage-Interest Tax Deduction Still Exist?
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On The Million-Dollar Trail Of A Mystery SuperPAC Donor
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When Lobbyists Pay To Meet With Congressmen
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Why Lobbyists Dodge Calls From Congressmen
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