Ed Bender

Executive Director of the National Institute on Money in State Politics

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Executive Director of the National Institute on Money in State Politics, a nonprofit nonpartisan group that follows state election spending

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Members of Congress have been investigated, prosecuted and sent to prison this year for converting special interest contributions into public policy.

Record-Breaking Expenditure on Election

Members of Congress have been investigated, prosecuted and sent to prison this year for converting special interest contributions into public policy.

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