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Essential Mitch: The Money, Part 2

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UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 27: CAMPAIGN FINANCE REFORM BILL--Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., and Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., talk to reporters outside McCain’s office after a meeting on the campaign finance reform bill. (Photo by Scott J. Ferrell/Congressional Quarterly/Getty Images)

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A lot of us don't pay much attention to money in politics. But Mitch McConnell does. And unlike most politicians, he speaks bluntly in favor of more political spending, not less. That stance led to a long battle with one Senator, who fought McConnell harder than just about anyone else.

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