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Newt Gingrich, former U.S. Speaker of the House, attends the Republican National Convention in Tampa.

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Newt Gingrich, former U.S. Speaker of the House, attends the Republican National Convention in Tampa.

Gingrich’s Debt $4.7 Million — Presidential Campaign Owes Candidate $650,000

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich’s campaign for the Republican presidential nomination owed $4.7 million at the end of 2012, including almost $650,000 to himself, Federal Election Commission filings show. Gingrich raised $24.8 million for his campaign, including $151,814 in individual...

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Democratic candidate for North Dakota's U.S. Senate seat, Heidi Heitkamp, holds up the Oct. 20, 2012, Fargo Forum, on Nov. 7, 2012, in Bismarck, N.D. The paper had Berg leading Heitkamp in the state by ten points.

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Democratic candidate for North Dakota's U.S. Senate seat, Heidi Heitkamp, holds up the Oct. 20, 2012, Fargo Forum, on Nov. 7, 2012, in Bismarck, N.D. The paper had Berg leading Heitkamp in the state by ten points.

Bank PAC Helps New Members of Congress Retire Campaign Debt

There wasn’t much of a post-election hiatus for the American Bankers Association. The Washington-based lobbying group sent $59,500 in campaign contributions to federal candidates between Nov. 7-19, most of it to help incoming members of Congress retire campaign debts they...

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