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Reforms Not Stopping Flow of Campaign Cash

President Bush, Sen. John Kerry and independent groups are expected to spend almost $4 billion on this fall's presidential campaign. The scale of this year's political spending, coming on the heels of campaign finance reforms, has surprised almost everyone. Hear NPR's Peter Overby.

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Peter Overby has covered Washington power, money, and influence since a foresighted NPR editor created the beat in 1994.
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