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The 2012 election was the least transparent and most expensive presidential campaign of the modern era. The Center for Public Integrity’s Consider the Source project exposed the shadowy political organizations that flourished in the wake of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling, revealing the super donors and PACs behind the candidates.


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