Shadowy Groups Have Poured Nearly $227 Million Into 2010 Elections

Oil and gas industry services and investors have contributed $415,000 from their company coffers to fund a group blasting Democratic Senate candidates in four states with attack ads. A North Carolina pharmaceutical executive has spent $3.3 million of his personal wealth to spearhead another group that has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on mailings to influence Senate races in nine states. Labor unions and Las Vegas resorts are largely funding a group that has focused on attacking...Full Story
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