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Documents Highlight Ties Between Big Donors, Key Lawmakers

Once-secret documents released by a panel of federal judges seem to confirm that major political contributors enjoy special relationships with powerful lawmakers. The judges are considering the constitutionality of the new campaign-finance law. NPR's Peter Overby reports.

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Peter Overby has covered Washington power, money, and influence since a foresighted NPR editor created the beat in 1994.

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