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Politics

27 Oct 2012
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One of the biggest factors in today's political process is money. No ... that's not right. Let me try again: By far, the biggest factor in today's political process is money. The candidates who have it have a shot; the candidates that don't (including, I hate to say it, the vast majority of third-party candidates, good or bad), don't. For a voter to be truly informed, he or she should look at where the candidates are getting their dough. First, a caveat: The Citizens United U.S. Supreme Court decision has made it more difficult than ever to truly follow the money. In today's political world, some so-called PACs and business leagues and whatnot do not have to disclose their contributors, and those PACs/leagues can turn…

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