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Scandals Take Toll On Ficano's Fundraising

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In this file photo, Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano speaks at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in 2008. After recent scandals in his administration, Ficano has raised little money in the last several months. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) | AP

Detroit -- Months of scandal may have stalled Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano's political machine.

One of the most prodigious local fundraisers in Michigan, Ficano has a nearly $600,000 war chest. But his political action committee and campaign fund have raised just $2,000 in the past seven months, campaign records released last month show.

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