More than 60 Lawmakers Relied Mostly on Out-of-State Money

by - May 07, 2013

All lawmakers get campaign checks from people who are not their constituents. But in the last election, at least 66 senators and House members received most -- yes, more than 50 percent -- of their campaign funds from donors who don't live in their home states. There are several key reasons why a member of Congress might attract so much cash from people who can't even vote for him or her, an analysis by the Center for Responsive Politics suggests.

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