06/03/2014 10:39 am ET Updated Jun 03, 2014

New Book: Inside The Money Wars

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Outside groups poured a staggering $2.5 billion into the 2012 election — far more than the $1.6 billion spent by party committees — as power migrated from party honchos to a handful of billionaires and political consultants, according to a book released Tuesday by POLITICO Chief Investigative Reporter Kenneth P. Vogel.

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