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Wealthy outside political groups find a home in Minnesota

Larry Jacobs discusses the outsourcing of political parties to special interest groups.

"Put yourself in the position of a funder who is very intense about taxes or regulation or a social issue," Jacobs said. "Rather than having to give to a catch-all organization that will do a lot of things that you're not particularly interested in, namely political parties, you can target your money to the specific issue and the specific set of activities that you want to support."

Minnesota Public Radio
September 25, 2012

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