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  • Donors Setting Up Funds From Beyond Grave

    10/28/2005 9:24:23 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 5 replies · 240+ views
    ap on Yahoo ^ | 10/28/05 | Sharon Theimer - ap
    WASHINGTON - Dozens of political donors are reaching beyond the grave to support candidates and parties, setting up their estates to continue giving campaign money long after their deaths, a study released Friday found. Presidential and congressional candidates and political parties have collected just over $1.3 million from at least 100 deceased donors since 1991, according to the Halloween-themed "From Coffins to Coffers" report by the Center for Public Integrity in Washington. Political parties are the biggest recipients. National Democratic Party committees have received at least $644,000, while Republican Party committees have taken in roughly $588,000, the nonpartisan watchdog group's...