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Following the Money from the Primary to the General Election

The quest for campaign funds can be one of the most difficult and challenging races of them all. Money—who gets it and where it comes from—can trump platforms and issues and upend even the most widely predicted election results. So how did the flow of cash into Illinois' recent primary affect outcomes? And what can it tell us about what to expect in November's general election? Cindi Canary, director of the Illinois Campaign for political reform, crunches the numbers.

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