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PACs and lobbyists aided Obama's rise

Data contrast with his theme

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By Scott Helman
Globe Staff / August 9, 2007

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Using campaign appearances, e-mails to supporters, and Iowa TV ads, Illinois Senator Barack Obama has repeatedly reminded voters that his presidential campaign does not accept contributions from lobbyists or political action committees, casting his decision as a noble departure from the ways of Washington. (Full article: 1215 words)

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