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State Legislators: Addicted to Campaign Dollars?

February 29, 2016

By The Editorial Board
The News & Advance

An investigation by The Associated Press should open the eyes of all Virginians to a scandal waiting to explode in Virginia political circles that could dwarf that of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and Giftgate.

Delving into the database of campaign contributions compiled by the Virginia Public Access Project, the AP laid out in stark relief the fundamental problems of money mingling with politics in the Old Dominion, which has some of the most lax campaign finance laws in the nation.

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