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Three Uses For Political Contributions, AKA, Blank Checks (2007)

1. Ads.

2. Rallies.

3. Anything that a politician can slip through.
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Luxury auto leases, private country clubs, and
trips that are foreign-
These types of purchases appear to crop up
over and over again.

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