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Money & Politics: Lawton takes aim at campaign cash
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For Barbara Lawton, the intersection of money and politics is not just distasteful; it's downright dangerous. "The need to raise such extraordinary sums in order to achieve office and to hold onto your office is something that diminishes the souls of people of both parties," she says in an interview. "What you figure out is that the principles that brought you into a race are sure to be shattered."