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Internet Helps Media Track Political Funds

The Internet age has created a new transparency in campaign financing. Years ago, reporters covering the money trail had to dig up their information from files deep inside the Federal Election Commission. Now the information is available within seconds on various Web sites. NPR's Peter Overby reports.

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Peter Overby has covered Washington power, money, and influence since a foresighted NPR editor created the beat in 1994.
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