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A massive government fund sits idle and bloated. Could lawmakers tap it for coronavirus relief?

The Center for Public Integrity is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates betrayals of public trust. Sign up to receive our stories. Pop quiz: Name the last major-party presidential nominee who tapped into the publicly financed Presidential Election Campaign Fund. Answer: Republican John McCain, in 2008. In the dozen years since, presidential candidates — from Barack Obama […]