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Resource ID: #14240
Subject: Campaign Finance
Source: Chicago Tribune
Date: October 5, 6, 9, November 24, 1997



Using a database detailing more than 100,000 campaign contributions and expenditures in 1995 and 1996, The Tribune painted a portrait of how Republican and Democratic leaders of the Illinois House and Senate used campaign cash to consolidate their power and state manage the legislative process. Campaign spending in Illinois and elsewhere is soaring, but the Tribune study explained why.

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