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Cash flood drowning out voice of the people


Join the movement to get money out of politics

By Rep. Keith Ellison

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In a recall election a couple of weeks ago, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker kept his job, but with a high price tag. In a state of only six million people, $60 million was poured into the race, $50 million of which went to Governor Walker. And almost half of that was spent by outside groups — most of them not based in the state of Wisconsin. Wisconsin was not an isolated event. Since 2010, Super PACs and corporations have spent record amounts of money in elections nationwide. Continue Reading →

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