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Mega-Donors Still Winning Under Illinois’ Campaign Finance Restrictions

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Via – Chicago City Wire

“A new report by the Illinois Campaign for Political Reform (ICPR) suggests that legislation put in place in the wake of the scandal that led to the imprisonment of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich has fallen short of its goal.

Researchers have determined that in the last 90 days alone, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has amassed a political war-chest of at least $5.2 million.

Filed by Sen. Emil Jones III (D-Chicago) in early 2009, Senate Bill 1466 set the landscape, at least on the surface, for the system that now sets contribution limits for individuals at $5,600 and $11,100 for corporations.”

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