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Strip-mall parlors with slot-like computer games such as those targeted in a state racketeering and conspiracy investigation have contributed about $100,000 over the past four years to local candidates in Florida, including a sheriff whose agency was a part of the probe. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gambling Parlors Under Criminal Investigation Donated Widely To Florida Officials

Strip-mall parlors with slot-like computer games such as those targeted in a state racketeering and conspiracy investigation have contributed about $100,000 over the past four years to local candidates in Florida, including a sheriff whose agency was a part of the probe.

04/09/2013

File photo of a bill being signed by Florida Gov. Rick Scott. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

House Votes To Raise Campaign Contribution Limits By Thousands

Campaign contribution limits would soar from $500 to $5,000 for statewide candidates and $3,000 for legislative and other candidates under a wide-ranging bill passed by the House on Friday.

03/22/2013

Millions Flow into Party Accounts Before Session

Tallahassee, Fla. (AP) — Florida Republicans and Democrats took in millions in the last three months of the year, as companies involved in a contentious fight over casinos in the Sunshine State poured tens of thousands into party campaign accounts.

01/10/2012

SIOUX CITY, IA - DECEMBER 15:  Republican presidential candidates (L-R) former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA), Texas Gov. Rick Perry, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, U.S. Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX), U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN), and former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman Jr.are introduced for the Fox News Channel debate at the Sioux City Convention Center on December 15, 2011 in Sioux City, Iowa. T (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

What donors? Super PACs Buy Time to Keep Secrets

WASHINGTON (AP) — Independent political groups backing top Republican candidates are taking advantage of federal rules that will effectively let them shield the identities of their donors until after key primary elections this month.

CBS Tampa–01/07/2012

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