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Candidate turns his back on US lobbyist funds

Senate candidate in Wyoming to fund campaign using his own money in a country where many rely on lobbyists.

    US Congressional candidates are spending more than ever before to run in the mid-term elections, with most of the funding coming from lobbyists and issue groups.

    However, one senate candidate has turned his back on corporate contributions.

    Al Jazeera's Kristen Saloomey reports from Casper.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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