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Dark Money Shadows New Mexico

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NEW MEXICO SENATE RACE
Rep. Heather Wilson (R-NM), speaks with Rep. Pete Hoekstra (R-MI), chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, during a news conference on the FISA surveillance bill mark-up at the U.S. Capitol September 20, 2006 in Washington, DC. If the act expires it would repeal the requirement in current law that all national security surveillance conducted domestically be overseen by the courts. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) | Getty Images

Dark money groups flooded Albuquerque’s airwaves in August, aiming to sway a hotly contested U.S. Senate race by making more than half the political ad buys on top TV stations.

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