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Wednesday, June 30, 2004

The wild card this year will be the 527 groups, so named because of the IRS section governing them. These groups receive the soft-money contributions that McCain-Feingold prohibited the national party committees from accepting. According to the latest IRS data, the Center for Responsive Politics (CRP), a nonpartisan campaign-finance watchdog group, reports that there are about 30 such groups that have raised at least $750,000 each.

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