Washington Interest Groups are Big Spenders in Montana Governor's Race

A century ago, Montanans banned corporate political spending in their state, repelled by brazen power plays from copper tycoons. But the law was overturned last year by the Supreme Court, and special-interest money is again flooding Montana.
November 2, 2012
 

A century ago, Montanans banned corporate political spending in their state, repelled by brazen power plays from copper tycoons. But the law was overturned last year by the Supreme Court, and special-interest money is again flooding Montana.

This time, it isn't coming from mining interests or Wall Street, but from a very different source: downtown Washington.

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