WASHINGTON -- On Jan. 31, candidate campaign committees and super PACs revealed how much money they raised and where they spent it during the final three months of 2011.
This was the first disclosure for most of the super PACs spending money in the Republican presidential primary. Super PACs have had an inordinate amount of influence on the GOP race, with these independent committees spending more on television advertising than the candidate campaigns in every state so far. All of this without revealing their donors -- until now.
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