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McCain Eyes Reining in '527' Groups

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) launches another drive for campaign finance reform. He's joined by others in congress who say they want to clamp down on political organizations known as 527s. The groups, which operate under section 527 of the tax code, elude Federal Election Commission limits on contributions and spending.

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Peter Overby
Peter Overby has covered Washington power, money, and influence since a foresighted NPR editor created the beat in 1994.