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Out-of-state congressional donations on the rise

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It’s happening in several congressional races, in states like Nebraska, Montana and Ohio. Millions of dollars from out-of-state donors and outside groups are fueling candidates’ war chests. Last week in Indiana, outside money helped Richard Mourdock beat out six-term incumbent Senator Dick Lugar in the GOP primary.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis spoke with University of South Florida political science professor Susan MacManus about how these sorts of donations will impact this coming up election season.

[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/MacManusQA5182012.mp3]

 

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