special interest groups http://michiganradio.org en Money from special interest groups flooded Michigan congressional campaigns in 2010 http://michiganradio.org/post/money-special-interest-groups-flooded-michigan-congressional-campaigns-2010 <p>A <a href="http://www.mcfn.org/press.php?prId=126">new study</a> finds 3 Michigan congressional campaigns were swamped with outside money during the recent election.&nbsp; And most of that money paid for negative ads.</p><p>National political parties, unions and special interest groups spent $19 million on issue ads leading up to the November election.&nbsp;&nbsp; The money was focused on the 1<sup>st</sup>, 7<sup>th</sup> and 9<sup>th</sup> congressional districts, where Democrats were trying to fend off strong Republican challenges.</p> Fri, 03 Dec 2010 20:30:49 +0000 458 at http://michiganradio.org Money from special interest groups flooded Michigan congressional campaigns in 2010