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Post-Election Donations Won't Be Capped

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Post-Election Donations Won't Be Capped

Post-Election Donations Won't Be Capped

Post-Election Donations Won't Be Capped

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After Tuesday's election, restrictions on campaign donations will disappear, allowing President Bush and Sen. John Kerry unlimited amounts to finance recounts and legal challenges. That's thanks to a strange bit of political maneuvering at the Federal Election Commission. NPR's Peter Overby reports.