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by Progress Illinois
Thu Nov 4, 2010

Dark Money Fueled Kirk Victory

The 2010 election was the first campaign following the U.S. Supreme Court's controversial decision that allowed corporations to spend unlimited money on behalf of political candidates. According to a new study by a watchdog group, of the contests that changed hands on Tuesday, no one benefited more from this "dark money" than Illinois' Senator-elect Mark Kirk.